Jackson’s Birthplace

The debate over Andrew Jackson’s exact birthplace is ongoing. The two most likely locations are Crawford Plantation, located in Lancaster County, South Carolina, and the George McCamie cabin, located in what is now Union County, North Carolina. Both sites are located only a few miles from each other and at the time of Jackson’s birth […]

Waxhaw Indian Village

According to historical records, the first people to live in bark dwellings were the North American Indians. English explorers and settlers during the 1600s encountered the Waxhaw Indians located in what is now Union and Lancaster counties of North and South Carolina, respectively. In the English settlers’ journals and sketchbooks, they made records of the […]

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Events

Coming Summer/Fall 2015

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    Welcome Home Vietnam Vets

      The museum is planning a homecoming for Vietnam Veterans on October 3rd, 2015. Ceremony & USO-style Show.  Sponsors/Donors Needed.  Please contact the Museum of the Waxhaws at 704-843-1832 or by e-mail at mwaxhaw@museumofthewaxhaws.org.