Built in 1893, the Gaston Livery Stable is a former full-service livery stable located in Aiken, SC. It is significant for its role in the city’s turn-of-the-century transportation industry and as a notable example of brick, U-shaped barn design and construction. It is, also, important to equine and agricultural history.
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Bequeathed to the City of Aiken by Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, this 14 acre estate was opened in 1969 as a public garden. Radiating throughout the...
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Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is a state park in South Carolina, United States. Redcliffe Plantation, also known as Redcliffe, completed in 1859, is a Greek Revival plantation house located on the site that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Silver Bluff is a 3,250 acre wildlife sanctuary and education center owned by the National Audubon Society.
Tailored Tours of Aiken offers several private tour experiences, each one guaranteed to amaze you as you explore old Aiken and view the natural beauty of the land and learn of its fascinating history and rich, diverse cultural heritage.
The Clifford S. Gerde Carriage Museum houses horse-drawn carriages of the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the carriages in the museum are a three-seated surrey (1900), a pony phaeton (circa 1905), a village cart (circa 1905), and a pony rockaway (1908-1912). The Museum is located in the restored garage/stable with grooms’ and chauffeur’s quarters that was part of the Rogerses’ estate. Members of the Aiken Driving Club answer questions at the museum when it is open on Sunday afternoons.