Pickens, SC

Hagood Mill Historic Site

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Have fun this year at Hagood Mill

Deep Winter Blues

Hagood Mill celebrates upcountry South Carolina's mark in blues music with legendary musical entertainment to warm you up.

February

Kids Fest

A cherished collaboration with Young Appalachian Musicians! Come out for a fun-filled day with performances from participating Y.A.M. programs.

March

Old Time Jam Camping Weekend

You're invited to bring your tents and join fellow jammers around historic Hagood Mill for old-time musical sessions and concerts.

April

Mountain Roots Herb Festival

A great day to experience all that Hagood Mill offers in terms of recreation and nature along with musical entertainment around the historic stage.

May

Americana Folk Festival

Hagood Mill celebrates the singer-songwriter with a music filled day on the historic stage.

June

Banjo Extravaganza

Hagood Mill traces the history of the banjo from its beginnings in Africa to its well recognized, modern-day cousin.

July

Trails and Self Guided Activities

Submerge Into Our Ancestral Culture

Reasonably Priced for Families

Learn about Many Traditional Trades

Visit Hagood Mill Historic Site

Old-time Music, Traditional Arts,
and Recreational Family Fun!

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Every Third Saturday

Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Revue

Come listen to traditional hymns of songs and remiscient sounds of faith by the rolling gospel waterwheel at Hagood Mill.

August

SC State Fiddling Championship

Old time musicians near and far descend on the grounds of Hagood Mill to compete in this state sanctioned, two-day event.

September

Storytellers Festival and Liars Competition

Our hills and hollers around the Hagood Mill come alive with storyellers sharing tales of mystical places in Appalachia.

October

Native American Celebration

Come to Hagood Mill to honor and celebrate Indigenous people who have influenced Appalachian life for hundreds of years.

November

Celtic Christmas

A local musical tradition for Hagood Mill is to honor the influence of the Scotch-Irish immigrants with songs of the season.

December

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we need tickets?

Tickets are sold on our website for $5 per attendee. Children 9 and under get FREE admission!

Can I bring my pet?

We invite you to bring your best behaved furry friends, but they must remain leashed at all times. Visit our doggy stations and help keep our grounds clean!

How much is parking?

Parking is absolutely free! Handicap accessible parking is on the mill side for attendees! Look for our golf cart if you need a ride across the way!

Do you serve alcohol?

We do not serve alcohol on our premises for any of our events, but feel free to tour our moonshine distillery during your visit!

How can I volunteer?

We love our volunteers! Visit our volunteer page for more information.

Will the mill be in operation?

Yes! Our grist mill will be in operation and all of our fresh ground milled products will be available for purchase!

What if it rains?

Stay tuned to our social media for extreme weather updates, but all of our events are rain or shine!

Do you have handicap accessible facilities?

Hagood Mill is ADA compliant and we offer accessible restrooms to visitors!

Is there seating for visitors?

Visitors are encouraged to bring your chairs and find a place to enjoy any of our events for the day!

Is there food on-site for purchase?

We usually have a foodtruck on-site for most of our events. Tune to our social media to see our lineup!
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Awesome People Behind Us

Meet the faces behind the scenes that are working hard to make sure your family has a memorable experience when visiting Hagood Mill Historic Site. 

Marvel at the mastery of blacksmiths, potters, weavers, and woodworkers who carry forward the legacy of craftsmanship that has stood the test of time. Engage with these artisans, each a custodian of a unique skill, and witness the transformation of raw materials into works of art.

Join us each and every third saturday for a fun-filled, family day with friends at historic Hagood Mill! 

Billy Crawford

Site Director

Kim Clevenger

Assistant Director

Since 1792

Mill Life

Our “Millin’ Around” blog features all the latest from around the mill. Get information about third saturday events, upcoming classes and activities, plus more from our blog.

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