Museum Musings

“By as much as you prefer freedom to slavery, by so much ought you to prefer a generous death to servitude…..Hence, by all the ties which mankind hold most dear and sacred; your reverence to your ancestors; your love to your own interest; your tenderness to your posterity; by lawful obligations of your oaths; I […]
We honor the life sacrifice of  1st Lt. William Glover Farrow, a native of Darlington, SC.  It was on this day in 1942 that William Farrow was executed by the Japanese. He served his Country with honor and today we remember his sacrifice as one of the foundation blocks of our American Freedom.  Lt. Farrow […]
Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016  Darlington News and Press The display includes a detailed model of the Florence Stockade where many Union prisoners perished due to harsh conditions. (Photos by Samantha Lyles) The display includes a detailed model of the Florence Stockade where many Union prisoners perished due to harsh conditions. Photo by Samantha […]
September 18-20, 1863 – The Battle of Chickamauga, marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and involved the second highest number of casualties in the war following the Battle of Gettysburg. It was the first major battle of the war […]