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Publications

The State Historic Preservation Office has the following publications available online in Adobe Acrobat PDF format:

A Teacher's Guide to African American Historic Places in South Carolina (12.4 MB)
                 Introduction
                 Historic Sites (9 MB)
                 Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans
                 Places to Visit & Internet Resources
                 Indices 
                 Arts Integration Supplement

African American Historic Places in South Carolina (8.3 MB)
                 Addendum July 2015 - June 2016
                 Addendum July 2016 - June 2017

Complying with Architectural Covenants

Consultant's Guide to Survey & National Register Files

Directory of South Carolina's Local History, Historic Preservation, and Cultural Organizations

Financial Incentives Guide for South Carolina's Historic Resources

Historic Districts are Good for Your Pocketbook: The Impact of Local Historic Districts on House Prices in South Carolina

Make Your Dream a Reality: A Community Group Guide to a Historic Preservation Project (6.3 MB) Appendices (8 MB)

Manual for Owners of Historic Buildings

Preserving Our Past to Build a Healthy Future: A Historic Preservation Plan for South Carolina, 2007-2015

Smiling Faces Historic Places: The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation in South Carolina

South Carolina's Historic Cemeteries: A Preservation Handbook (2.2 MB)

South Carolina Standards and Guidelines for Archaeological Investigations

Survey Manual: Statewide Survey of Historic Places

The Department of Archives and History also has many publications available for purchase.