Southern African-American Heritage Center | Olde English District

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Southern African-American Heritage Center

125 Kershaw St.
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 537-2642

The center is dedicated to collecting, documenting and preserving the contributions of African Americans from Chesterfield County. Documents and artifact displays that offer an insight into local history and culture from the 1800s to the present. Among the notable features in the center’s collection is an exhibit about Dizzy Gillespie, Coulter Memorial Academy, and photographs highlighting the contributions of the great bridge builder, Cheraw native Horace King. The center also has a gift shop that carries African jewelry, books, folk toys, CD’s, cotton products and gourmet foods. Admission charged. Tour and school groups welcome. By appointment.