History Hops

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Hop on the Trolley to visit various historical sites, museums, or interpretive centers in each of these fine Aiken County cities.  The trolley will make a continuous circuit, so when you’re done at one site, catch the trolley for the … Read More

Lecture Series

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After being postponed earlier this year due to the pandemic, the Friends of the Aiken County Historical Museum will resume its annual lecture series in May with five talks relating to the county’s 150th anniversary celebration, titled “Biography of Our … Read More

Sweet Tea Lecture Series

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(Fall dates to be determined.) The Friends will sponsor a tea with Linda Johnson as the speaker on the subject of the “Summer Colony.” Another event will feature a well-known author speaking about her latest book. Visit our website to … Read More

Recollections: Oral History Program

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In honor of the 150th anniversary, the Friends of the Aiken County Historical Museum have launched a new program to gather oral histories from Aiken County residents. Recollections seeks to identify people whose memories will add a human dimension to … Read More

Aiken Standard

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Judi Romeo, president of the Friends of the Aiken County Historical Museum, left, presents Abby Rice, center, the Carolyn Miles Memorial Scholarship, which is named for a former executive director of the museum. Pictured from left are Judi Romeo, Abby … Read More