Old Edgefield Pottery

230 Simkins ST
Edgefield, SC 29824


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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230 Simkins ST
Edgefield, SC 29824

Phone: 803-637-2060


  • Must See
  • Admission : Donation's accepted
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Tu-Sa 10am-5pm
  • Days and Holidays Closed : Su-M, New Year's, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
  • Checks Accepted
  • Visa/Master Card
  • Discover Card