South Carolina Societies

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Several Historical and Genealogical Societies in South Carolina may be helpful to the tracing of your ancestors. Some of them are:

Carolina Indian Heritage Association

This non-profit organization is dedicated to South Carolina's american Indians and helping individuals research their South Carolina American Indian heritage. Use the information below to contact them.

Carolina Indian Heritage Association
4055 Coburg Lane
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 533-4331

Huguenot Society of South Carolina

21 Queen Street

Charleston, SC 29401

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424-0001

South Carolina Genealogical Society 

The South Carolina Genealogical Society's archives are housed in the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Research Library in the Tompkins Memorial Library.

Tompkins Library
104 Courthouse Square
Edgefield, SC 29824-1335

South Carolina Historical Society 

The South Carolina Historical Society has substantial holdings related to genealogy, the Civil War, and local/state/regional history in their private facility. They are a non-profit organization. If you are not a member, visiting their library and using their resources cost $5 a day. The society will perform some research services but it is suggested to hire a professional research for in-depth research.

South Carolina Historical Society
The Fireproof Building
100 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Fax: 843-723-8584

Research inquires or you can mail an inquiry care of Jana Meyer, Cataloging Librarian at the above address.

South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution

P.O. Box 2413
Spartanburg SC 29303

To contact the SC Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, click here.

South Carolina State Society - DAR

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Membership to the DAR is open to any woman who is eighteen years of age or over and can prove lineal, blood line descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. Documentation is required for each statement of birth, marriage, and death.

If you need membership information, click here or email Lawren Hammond, State Membership Chairman:

SCIWAY South Carolina's Information Highway provides a list of historical and genealogical organizations in the state of South Carolina.