Call the museum for more information.
*Our regular hours, Fridays, and Saturdays 11:00-4:00, will soon resume.
* We are happy the exterior repainting is complete, thanks to a generous donation from
Lindau Chemicals, Inc.
* A “Repainting and National Historic Registry Celebration" was held on July 10.
*We are working to enhance our Military Exhibit in the Museum Annex.
*We are currently developing a Linthead Military Service Record notebook and we want
everyone who served in any military branch to be a part. Send an email to
email@example.com to get a word doc that you can fill out to be included. We
encourage you to add your relatives who served in past years, too. You may do more
than one entry. Plan to add a photo, as well.
* Plans for a Quilt Show and a Welcome Back USC Students are in the works.
*The House Museum, which was the site of the first Olympia School, opened in 1901,
has been designated as an official South Carolina Historical Site. Plans are in the
works to have a marker dedication this fall. More info will be coming.
* A Bridge Grant from South Carolina Humanities this summer enabled us to meet our
*Our museum operates entirely with Volunteers and Donations. All donations go to fund
programs, exhibits, and monthly expenses. We hope you will join our Sustaining
*Our 2020 Fall donor campaign will get under way in September. Donations to our
Reserve Fund enable us to meet our yearly budget expenses.
*Many in our Olympia Family choose to memorialize loved ones by making donations in
* Others choose to honor special people in their lives by donating in their honor.
*Our museum honors our Linthead heritage. We are so grateful to all who are a part of
*For latest news visit our web site:
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*Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Visit: 1170 Olympia Avenue
Columbia SC 29201
*Call for appointments or other information: 803-719-7138
2018.The foundation's mission is to promote activities to enhance the lives of the people
living in the area. The museum preserves the history of the Olympia and Granby Mill
Villages (Est. 1895), and it is in the mill house that was the Olympia Mill School The
House Museum tells the story of the people who lived and worked in the mills during
1900’s----1940’s.The Olympia School Annex tells the history of Olympia School, which
has been in operation for over one-hundred years. Outdoor Exhibits give additional info
about village life.