Visit An Abandoned 250-Year-Old Iron Ore Mine At Nanny’s Mountain Park In South Carolina
You don’t have to look far to find hidden spots in South Carolina that are teeming with historical significance. Yet, not many people know that over in York County and not far from Lake Wylie, there is an abandoned iron ore mine that was used long before the Revolutionary War to make kettles and more. And during the Revolutionary War, the iron ore mined from here was used to make cannons, cannonballs, swords, are more.
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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