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Family Photos in B&W

Our Work

Lake Hartwell Country is proud to have protected and preserved the history of our three counties since 1966.  We have held an archival collection of some of the most important historic artifacts and family genealogies since that time.  To research at our facility, please make an appointment by emailing or  You can also call 864-646-3782 for more assistance.  Our collection and bound genealogies are held at Hunter's Store in downtown Pendleton, SC at 125 E Queen Street.

Some of our Collections



T. Franklin Acker Collection

One of our most researched collections.  Special appointments need to be made to view this collection.


Clyde Cole Photograph Collection

A comprehensive collection of landscapes, landmarks and people from the tri-county area dating back to 1900.



Bound Genealogies

Our archives has arguably the largest collection of bound genealogies in the region.  Since 1966 we have collected these and sorted them by last name.


Anderson Cotton Mill Collection

One of the finest collections of cotton mill records out there.  Everything from payroll to ledgers from the start of the mill to the finish.  Special appointments must be made to view this collection.

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