Monthly Archives: October 2018


The Walterboro Army Airfield and The Tuskegee Airmen

Anderson Airfield is a rural airfield now, but once it was an important Army Airfield during WWII.  When it was first built there were three unpaved landing strips and a mere 60 acres that had been leased by the Town…

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Catholic Hill

If you’re driving down Hendersonville highway to or from Yemassee you might notice a small green sign proclaiming “Catholic Hill.”   St. James the Greater Church was originally built in the area known as Thompson’s Crossroads in December of 1832.  Sometimes…

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The Little Library

The Walterborough Library Society Building is the oldest public building in Walterboro.  This little building holds a strong legacy and is definitely worth getting a closer look.  This small building is known as the Little Library and was the original…

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The Bedon-Lucas House

The Bedon-Lucas house is one of the few remaining high-houses in Colleton County.  Located in the heart of Walterboro, South Carolina’s Historic District this beautiful house reminds visitors and locals alike the culture and heritage that is so prevalent in…

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Membership

Your membership helps the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society care for historical sites and artifacts in Colleton County and makes them accessible to the public. Become a member today. It is only through our partnership with history enthusiasts that CCHAPS…

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