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UHM – Memorial Day Weekend Hours

unnamedThe Upcountry History Museum – Furman University is a proud supporter of our nations armed forces. We wish you and your family a happy Memorial Day as you remember and honor those who have served and do serve our country.
The Museum will be open regular hours Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.
The Museum will be closed in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30.
Starting Monday, June 6, the Museum will be open 7 days a week through August.

UHM – Neighborhood Night

Neighborhood Night
Thursday, June 2 from 5:30-8:30 pm
Neighborhood Night is a monthly program designed to increase accessibility to the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University through extended hours and free admission. This month’s Neighborhood Night features:
Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844-2012
Strom Thurmond and the 1948 Presidential Election
Special thanks to the sponsors who have supported this program in 2016:
The Jolley Foundation, the Simpson Foundation, TD Charitable Foundation, and Greenville Federal Credit Union
Thank you to READ Greenville for their donation of books. Thanks to their support, all children under the age of 7 attending Neighborhood Nights are able to take home a book to continue the celebration of learning and literacy with their familiesunnamed

UHM – Storyland Character Breakfast

unnamedReserve Your Tickets Today:
Storyland Character Breakfast
Celebrate the opening on our newest traveling exhibit with Peter Rabbit and Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Enjoy a continental breakfast, meet and greet with characters, face painting, and more.
Saturday, June 4 from 9:00-10:00 am
Tickets are Free for Museum Members
$10 for Non-member Adults
$8 for Non-member children
Tickets include all day admission to Museum

UHM – Strom Thurmond 1948 Election

unnamedStrom Thurmond and the 1948 Presidential Election
Open Now through August 16
In this presidential election year, look back at one of the most dramatic moments and shocking upsets in American political history. An underdog incumbent, divisive third-party candidates, and a powerful New Yorker comprise the cast of this unpredictable election.
The Upcountry History Museum-Furman University proudly presents this momentous period of both local and national importance through our in-house exhibition Strom Thurmond and the 1948 Presidential Election. We extend our thanks to our exhibition partners: Clemson University’s Special Collections, the Strom Thurmond Institute, the Thurmond family, the Harry S. Truman Library, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery, and the National American History Museum.

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SCHA – Lunch and Learn

unnamed.jpgFrieda Davison is the current Dean of Libraries at USC Upstate and holds degrees from Clinch Valley College, the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. Before she arrived at USC Upstate, she held positions at the University of Kentucky, East Tennessee State University, Columbia University, San Francisco State University and Mississippi University for Women. She is also a member and past regent of the Kate Barry Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Lunch & Learns are held in the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room in the west wing of Chapman Cultural Center. Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop.

Friday, May 27 —12:30-1:30pm

Tickets will be available at the door. $5/ticket only; FREE/SCHA Members $15/ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert) Reserve tickets and lunch by calling Spartanburg Regional History Museum at (864) 596-3501

SCHA – Walnut Grove Beautification

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Become a lasting part of Walnut Grove Plantation

Moore Family Giving Circle
Manor House Level: $250+
Drover’s Leve: $100
Pavilion Level: $50

Join the project on our website by clicking HERE

All donations are welcome as we preserve the authentic experience of 18th century living while meeting he expectations of 21st century events through our rentals program.

*Donations given within the Moore Family Circle will be recongized onsite through a permanent plaque.

ACM – Honea Path

This month’s Heritage & History will center on Honea Path in conjunction with our opening of the new “Honea Path: Crossroads of the Upstate” exhibit. Dustin will discuss the origins of the town along with some stories about the original settlers, the infamous Red Shirts, cotton culture, and more! Join us tomorrow night at 5:30 p.m. unnamed.jpg



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