In addition to other visitor services, Pendleton District Commission offers the Historic Pendleton Walking Tour. Numerous buildings and sites featured on this tour highlight Historic Pendleton, founded on April 8, 1790. The entire town, along with an area extending into Pickens County, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Pick up the Historic Pendleton Walking Tour brochures at the Visitor's Center. Step-on guides and customized tours are available by appointment. The African-American Walking Tour features 10 sites.