Free Public Tour – Pee Dee History Gallery
December 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMFree
An in-depth, docent-led tour is a great way to obtain a better understanding of any of our exhibits. Regularly scheduled docent-led tours take place every Thursday at 2:00 pm. A tour of any one of our galleries lasts approximately one hour. For a list of dates and subject matter, please see the docent-led tour schedule.
Artifacts on display are supported by historical images and narrative interpretation, providing a comprehensive introduction to the Pee Dee region from prehistory to the present.
Highlights in this gallery include: Cretaceous period reptile material, an 18 ft. tall Ancient Bald Cypress trunk sub-fossil, Native American and Colonial period artifacts, Civil War artifacts from the Florence Stockade prison camp and Confederate Naval Yard at Mars Bluff, artifacts related to life and career of former FBI agent and Florence County native, Melvin Purvis and fragments of the MK-6 atomic bomb which was accidentally dropped on the Mars Bluff community in 1958.