As part of the Summerville community, the Summerville legal team of Thurmond, Kirchner and Timbes, Attorneys at Law has taken part in the local culture, history and civic spirit of this historic South Carolina town. If you’re new to the region or just visiting, consider trying these community outings in Summerville to explore all Dorchester County has to offer:
- The Summerville Farm Market: Start by exploring local products, fresh regional foods and artisanal goods in the farmer’s market behind the iconic Town Hall. The local farmer’s market is open every Saturday after April 14 and runs from right in the morning until one o’clock, making it ideal for breakfast or lunch adventures. Be sure to take advantage of free parking off Short Central Avenue.
- Summerville Historic Sites: The National Register of Historic Places lists parts of Summerville, including about 700 of its buildings, as historic sites. The region is steeped in history. Colonial Dorchester takes you back in time, while Middleton Place lets you explore the oldest landscaped gardens in the country. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and Drayton Hall are rich with history and offer the opportunity to learn. The historic downtown is also a perfect place to walk, eat and shop. Different tours are available to help guide your way if you wish.
- The World’s Largest Sweet Tea: You’ve never had sweet tea the way it’s served in Summerville. Meet Mason, The World’s Largest Sweet Tea. Mason, recognized by the Guinness World Record as the site for the world’s largest sweet tea, can hold up to 2524 gallons and is 15 feet high.
- The Annual Summerville Orchestra: Founded in 2003, the orchestra puts on a variety of events throughout the year. Summerville is also home to art galleries, open mics and theater performances.
- Green Spaces: Summerville is a Tree City USA town that has many beautiful parks and stunning natural areas. Be sure to check out the azaleas and the pines. Summerville is known as the Flower Town in the Pines for a reason! Azalea Park, Wassamassaw Park, Shepard Park, Ashley River Blue Trail, Newington Plantation Park and others offer playgrounds, picnic areas, beautiful flowers to appreciate and plenty of opportunity for strolling or hiking.
- The Food: Tempting comfort food, southern food and all your favorites await in Summerville. From diners featured in some of the most popular food TV shows to small cafes, restaurant franchises, fine restaurants and even food trucks, Summerville lets you dine on any budget as you explore a world of different tastes. Of course, you can top it all off with a glass or two of sweet tea, which Summerville is famous for.
In addition to these attractions, the town also holds events year-round, so there’s always something new to discover. Whether you’re just visiting or you live here, if you need an attorney in Summerville, you can always contact Thurmond, Kirchner and Timbes, Attorneys at Law for a consultation. We are proud to be part of the Summerville region and enjoy taking part in local events and representing local clients.