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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Nanny’s Mountain Historic Site is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. November to March and 8 am. to 7 p.m. April to October.

Address: York, SC 29745, USA