Pickens County Museum

Pickens County Museum - TodayPublic, nonprofit educational institution whose purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the artifacts, antiquities and archival, cultural and natural history of the County and surrounding geographic region.

The Museum Shop offers the work of more than 100 local and regional fine, traditional and folk artisans that represents the artistic spectrum of our unique area – including handcrafted jewelry, pottery, ceramics, baskets, scarves and handbags, woodcarvings, colorful prints and originals, Native American art, note cards, folk art, soaps, beeswax candles, locally harvested honey, handmade children’s toys and other specialty items.

Did you know that Pickens County was once home to the lower towns of the Cherokee?

“A Native American Celebration” celebrating Cherokee culture in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Highlights of the day will feature Cherokee, along with other Native American, games, dancing, drumming, craftwork, storytelling, Native lore and day to day life. At the Historic Hagood Mill.

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Gary C. Daniels

Gary C. Daniels is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated television, video and multimedia writer and producer. He has a M.A. degree in Communications from Georgia State University in Atlanta, a B.F.A. degree in TV Production from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an A.A. degree in Art from the College of Coastal Georgia. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and History Channel. His History Channel appearance became the highest-rated episode in the network's history. He has a passion for Native American history and art. He is the founder and publisher of LostWorlds.org.