UHM – Homeschool Day

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Come explore our newest special exhibition, “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965.” Program will include a guided tour of the exhibition and hands on learning about the Atomic Age in our history lab classroom.
Friday, February 19
$5 per student 
Register by calling 864-467-3100 or by email

UHM – Connections Cafe

Do you or a loved one suffer from memory loss?
Join us for the Connections Cafe
February 11 at 2:00 pm
The Connections Cafe helps bring together those with memory loss, their families, friends and caregivers for support, networking, and exploration of history. There is no fee for the Connections Cafe. All are welcome. Call 864-467-3100 or email to register.

UHM – Neighborhood Night Feb. 4th

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Neighborhood Night
February 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Neighborhood Nights are monthly free nights at the Upcountry History Museum. No registration required. Children attending will have the opportunity to take home a FREE book while supplies last. Book titles will vary

UHM – Family Fun Day

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1:00-4:00 pm
Enjoy story times, crafts, and more at our Valentine’s Day Family Fun Day. 
Free to members
Free with admission to other guests

SCHA – Textiles Exhibit

unnamedSpartanburg Regional History Museum’s latest rotating exhibit highlights the Upstate’s rich textile heritage through a combination of panels from the South Carolina State Museum’s traveling exhibit and artifacts from the museum’s own collections as well as items donated specially for this exhibit.  Explore the history of textile manufacture in our region from colonial times to the present!

Spartanburg Regional History Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., closed Monday.  The museum is located at Chapman Cultural Center, on the second floor of the Carlos Dupre Moseley Building.  Admission is free.

SCPL – Dark Places of the Earth

51rBKtN1BDL._SX333_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgPlease join us on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:00-8:30 pm for a Black History Month talk with Jonathon Bryant, author and historian, as he recounts how the U.S. Navy seizure of the slave ship Antelope in 1820, with 281 captives aboard, led to their confinement and a Supreme Court decision extending the practice of slavery for years, while also exploring the conflict between natural rights.  Book singing included.

Dr. Bryant is the author of Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope, and several other works.  He is currently Professor of History at Georgia Southern University.  For more information on his works, please visit his website at: www.jonathanmbryant.com<http://www.jonathanmbryant.com>.

For more information about this program visit: http://www.infodepot.org/zS1/events.asp?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D117721390

GCLS – Legacy of an African American Plantation Owner

Black blue bloods coverLegacy of an African American Plantation Owner

Thursday, Feb 11, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Hughes Main Library

25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC 29601

Local author Christopher Emil Williams shares his journey of researching his family’s history and discovering that his grandfather was a rare African-American plantation owner after the Civil War. Book signing of Williams’s book Black Blue Bloods: Legacy of an African American Plantation Owner to follow. Email explore@greenvillelibrary.org or call 864-527-9293 for more information.


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