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South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office ( – provides assistance in identifying and protecting historic properties and other cultural sites in the state.  This office maintains ArchSite (, an online Geographic Information System (GIS) that can be used to determine if a cultural resources survey has been performed in your area and if any historic or cultural resources are recorded there.

South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) ( – works to protect and preserve archaeological sites and objects, including human burial sites.

South Carolina Department of Archives & History ( – identifies, preserves, and makes accessible records (such as census records, military records, family histories, and various county, state and federal records) and other documents that can help you research your special sites.

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