the lexington history museum is an interesting place to visit in lexington. the museum covers the history of lexington county from the colonial period to the present. on the museum grounds there is an excellent collection of historic homes from all over lexington county. for those interested in history and architecture the history museum is a worth while stop when in the columbia area.
Well, beyond Lake Murray and the quaint downtown along Main Street, there's not a lot to see here. This photo shows the Lexington County Courthouse which is located right in front of the police station (makes sense) on Main Street.
You might also want to check out the Lexington County Museum (803-359-8369) on Fox Street, which has a decidedly historical focus and gives visitors a glimpse into Lexington's past with physical recreations of buildings and materials used in bygone days.
the confederate civil war memorial is located on the grounds of the lexington county courthouse. this memorial is a pillar with a pile of cannon balls on the top, a very unusual confederate memorial.
the daniel koon house is located on the grounds of the lexington county museum. this is one of several historic hames and buildings on display at the museum.
the 1771 laurance corley house was once located on a 1700 acre plantation in lexington county. today you can see it on the grounds of the lexington county museum.