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Pendleton Historic Foundation

The Pendleton Historic Foundations Main office/Gift Shop is situated in the center of the Downtown Pendleton Village Green in the Historic Guard House.


Monday  10am-2pm

Tuesday  10am-2pm

Thursday 10am-2pm


Ashtabula and Woodburn Historic home tours are available from 9am-4pm each day of the week by reservation only.

Simply call/text 864-646-7249 or email to book your tour. 

Ashtabula and Woodburn Historic homes are also open each Sunday for 2pm and 3:30pm tours. No reservation require to attend Sundays tour.


$10 per adult

$5 Students/Children


Upcoming Events

  • Woodburn House August 20th Ghost Tour
    Aug 20, 7:00 PM
    Pendleton, 130 History Ln, Pendleton, SC 29670, USA
    Join us Saturday August 20th at Woodburn House for our Ghost/Paranormal Tour (Limited Tickets Available)
  • Concert on the Green
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Aug 26
    Aug 26, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Pendleton, Pendleton, SC 29670, USA
    Concert on the Green Series July 29, August 26 and Sept. 23!!
  • Ashtabula Ghost Tour 9/17/22
    Sep 17, 7:00 PM
    Central, 2725 Old Greenville Hwy, Central, SC 29630, USA
    Join us Saturday September 17th at Ashtabula for a one of kind historical haunting experience!
  • Ashtabula Ghost Tour 10/15/22
    Oct 15, 7:00 PM
    Central, 2725 Old Greenville Hwy, Central, SC 29630, USA
    Join us Saturday October 15th for a unique Ghost Walk through the historic halls of Ashtabula!
  • Woodburn Ghost Tour 11/18/22
    Fri, Nov 18
    Nov 18, 6:00 PM
    Pendleton, 130 History Ln, Pendleton, SC 29670, USA
    Come join us for a truly unique haunting tour of the 1830 Woodburn House!

Learn More About PHF

Sharing Local History for Decades

The Pendleton Historic Foundation was founded in 1960’s to ensure the preservation of the historic home on the Woodburn Farm site. While the funds were being raised to restore the Woodburn house, the Mead Paper Company donated Ashtabula Historic House and an additional 10 acres of land to the Foundation, similarly ensuring its preservation for future generations.
As a result of these efforts, the Pendleton Historic Foundation now owns and operates two of the largest Upcountry plantation homes as historical museums for the enjoyment and educational purposes of visitors of all ages.
Both houses were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Our Mission: The Pendleton Historic Foundation is an IRS 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of historic properties in Pendleton and the interpretation of the diverse history and cultural heritage of the area.


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