History, Wildlife, Golf and more in Santee Cooper Country.
Santee Cooper Country, South Carolina, has something for everyone. Enjoy time on the water? Visit our “Great Lakes,” Lake Moultrie, and Lake Marion. Like to step into the past? Tour our Revolutionary War sites. Visiting with kids? Check out the nearly 5,000 rose plants at Edisto Memorial Gardens. There’s even a special Children’s Garden Christmas around the holidays.
For a particularly unique treat, be sure to check out the Swamp Fox Murals in Clarendon County, South Carolina, depicting Revolutionary War General Francis Marion. You can also visit the Santee Indian Mound in the Santee National Wildlife Refuge which later became a British fort. Over a thousand years old, the 30-foot hill once served as a ceremonial and burial site for local tribes. Sixteen graves have been excavated from the mound.