Hagood Mill and Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site
Hagood Mill is open Wed-Sat 10a-4p. and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Monthly “corn grinding” days have become mini-festivals of traditional arts and music, where demonstrators share their skills in milling, blacksmithing, cotton ginning, spinning, weaving, bee-keeping, quilting, woodcarving, and open hearth cooking. Check out www.visitpickenscounty.com/calendar for details of events. Watch for the upcoming new website for www.visithagoodmill.com.
Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site is open Wed, Fri, & Sat 10a-4p and is handicapped accessible, climate controlled, and includes an orientation lobby. Visitors will go From the lobby into the main viewing room. From the comfort of a viewing ramp, in a darkened environment visitors will be treated to a light show with audio narration from Tommy Charles telling about specific petroglyphs. The program is designed for small school children, academics, local community, and international tourists. There is no admission charge but on the third Saturday of each month when there is an additional mini-festival there is a $5 parking fee.
Tours for school children and groups are welcome but you must make a reservation by calling Billy Crawford, Site Director, at 864.898.2936. For more information check out the Hagood Mill at www.visitpickenscounty.com and the soon to be available www.visithagoodmill.com