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The Georgetown County Digital Library (GCDL) provides the opportunity to explore the unique and diverse history of the people and places that shaped Georgetown County. The GCDL is a portal to the past that tells the history through rare photographs, newspapers, real estate indentures, journals and letters.


The Georgetown County Digital Library provides free access to researchers, educators, students and all who are interested in learning more about Georgetown County history and culture. The GCDL encourages people to enjoy the images found throughout the website. The majority of the collections document the history of the citizens of Georgetown County from the eighteenth century to the early part of the twentieth century. If you have any questions about the collections or know someone who is interested in adding to the collections please contact us. The GCDL is always changing and public comments and suggestions are welcome.


How to Use the Digital Library

The Georgetown County Digital Library (GCDL) contains materials that are held by private owners and institutions and may require special permission for the use of the photographs and other documents available on this site. Please contact us if you are interested in using the images.


Private and Educational Use

Materials on the GCDL may be quoted or reproduced for private purposes or student or instructor use in a classroom or classroom assignment without prior permission as long as the work is properly cited or credited by the user.


Commercial Use and Contact Information

Any commercial use of the images provided is prohibited without prior permission from the Georgetown County Digital Library and the Holding Institution. Requests for permission to use the GCDL images should be made directly to the GCDL at 405 Cleland Street, Georgetown, SC 29440 or by phone at 843-545-3316 or by emailing GCDL at jwarren@gtcounty.org.


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Benefactors

Funding & Support for the Georgetown Digital Library is provided by the following:


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