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ACM – Adventures in History


Learning about history is fun!

Check out our history camps for rising 4th – 8th  grades. For more information go to:  Adventures in History
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Disasters of Anderson County



Curators Corner – Anderson County Museum


Saturday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m.


Disasters of Anderson County

Natural or man-made disasters have shaped Anderson County history. The presentation will focus on these events which are still heritage memories and offer a glimpse of some of the rare photos from the ACM archival collection. The above picture shows Riverside Mill in the aftermath of the tornado that hit on April 30, 1924.

Textile Heritage Band


Make your plans now to join us in the charming Wyche Pavilion for our Spring Concert! Sunday, April 27 at 3:00pm we’ll present a delightful program of tunes and tales from the Upstate’s rich cultural history. As usual, we’ll be featuring a great variety of virtuoso solos, marches, rags, and novelty pieces from the golden age of the town band. Admission is always FREE, but we will be accepting donations.

Pick up your copy of the Textile Heritage Band’s first CD, Textile Tunes, for just $15. These will be on sale at the concert while supplies last! Nearly an hour of good old-fashioned toe-tapping fun featuring “King Cotton,” “Carolina in the Mornin’,” “American Patrol,” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” “The Old Grey Mare,” and many more old favorites. Click herefor ordering information.

Lunch & Learn: Lumbee Indian Traditions – SCHA

Join us on your lunch break Friday, April 25 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the first-floor conference room in the west wing of the Chapman Cultural Center to learn about Lumbee Indian Traditions from historian Billie Harrington, director of “Heirloom of Tradition: Identities of Lumbee Women in Religion, Family, and Education.”

Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop. Tickets and a limited amount of lunches will be available at the door.

$5 ticket only

$15 ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert)

Tickets may be purchase online at or by calling (864) 596-3501.

Spartanburg Historic Home Tour


Spring Family Fun Day with Maisy the Mouse at UHM

mouseLook whose coming to the museum for a day of play! It’s Maisy the Mouse, and she is coming to help the Upcountry get ready for Mother’s Day with crafts, story time and more. Look for more information to come .
Sun., May 4 from 1:00-4:00 pm


Lunchbox Learning: A Little Girl Growing Up Black in a Segregated South

lunchcounterIn her talk, Dr. Margaree Crosby will share the obstacles she faced and successfully overcame on her road to being one of the Greenville Eight and the first female African American professor at Clemson University.
Wed, Apr. 30 – Noon Upcounty History Museum

Spring Break Week at UHM

 easterBring the whole family to the museum for Spring Break. Investigate The World of Jan Brett and color a springtime picture in our family reading room. Visit Protest, Prayers, & Progress: Greenville’s Civil Rights Movement to learn more about the history of our town during the 1960′s. Find fun books, puzzles and puppets in the museum store to share this Easter season. Don’t forget the museum will be CLOSED for Good Fridayand Easter Sunday. Learn more

History After Dark – UHM


April 24, 2014 – 6:30-7:30 pm

Explore the untold stories of student activism from those who lived it, representatives of the Sterling High School Alumni Association. In addition to the conversations about activism in Greenville during the 1960′s,  the evening will being with the announcement of the award winners for the Protest, Prayers, & Progress Student Art Contest. Award winning pieces will be on display throughout the evening.

Presenters: Elaine Means, Charles Gardener, Pete Lockhart & Thurmond Norris - 7:30 pm Free for members, $5 for all other guests, student discount available.rn More

History Museum of Travelers Rest – Spring Hours


Museum will be open every Sat & Sun 1-4 pm.

*Please note museum will be closed Sunday, April 20th and Saturday, April 26th for Easter week.


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