Old Edgefield Pottery

230 Simkins ST

Edgefield, SC 29824

Phone: (803) 637-2060

City: Edgefield

Region: Midlands

Old Edgefield Pottery

A museum and studio that tells the story of the alkaline glazed, traditional pottery made in the area in the 1800s by African-Americans as they had done in their native land. The most famous, Dave the Potter, sometimes inscribed his work with his name, date and sometimes a poem. See examples of his pottery, original Edgefield pottery dating to the 1810s and the work of potter's carrying on the tradition. The resident potter sells his work and gives demonstrations of the craft.

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