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SCHA – Volunteers Needed

Donate your time to
SCHA in 2017!
Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Member Relations- maintaining Member correspondence *Computer literacy require!
  • Mail Correspondence- help SCHA stay in touch by addressing, stamping, and mailing.
  • Seay House Tour Guides– Have privileged access to our properties and join us educating visitors of the Seay Family homestead.
  • Weekend/Fill In Museum Floor Volunteer- Welcome our museum guests and acquaint them with the many opportunities SCHA provides the community.
Contact us TODAY to join our volunteers


SCHA – Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn: Author,
Susan Rivers
Friday, Jan. 2712:30pm

Join author, Susan Rivers, for a reading and discussion on her newest release, “The Second Mrs. Hockaday”, based on a true incident which occurred in Spartanburg County.

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 the Regional History Museum (864.596.3501).
$5/ticket only; FREE/SCHA Members
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SCHA – Annual Meeting



Sunday, January 15, 2017
350 Howard Street, Spartanburg
Seminar Room 331

Joined by
The Northside Voyagers and
The Northside Developement Group

A special thank you to VCOM- Carolinas for the generous use of their facility for this meeting.

PCM – Comic Artists


Chautauqua – Eleanor Roosevelt Talk


Join audience that loves to talk back to history, led by Dr. Judith Prince, former Vice President and Chief Academic Office and professor at University of South Carolina Upstate. Dr. Prince says her life’s work has been inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt whom she often quotes in her columns, speeches and discussions.

Tuesday January 17 at 7:00pm
Hughes Main Library, downtown, Greenville 29609
Free show and free parking.
For more info: 864-244-1499  or

GCLS – How we got to now


Description: Dr. John Ballato, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Clemson University and Director of COMSET, shares how the invention of glass and the laser transformed and connected the world with fiber optic cables. Call 527-9258 to register and for more information on obtaining copies of the books or watching the video.
Date: Thursday – January 19 2017
Time: 7:00 PM 8:00 PM
Location: Main Library – Meeting Room B
Program Type: Adults
Public Note: How We Got to Now, a program series based on Steven Johnson’s bestselling book and accompanying PBS documentary, explores the history of innovation over the centuries, tracing facets of modern life from their creation by amateurs and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. A limited number of copies of the book How We Got to Now will be available in advance of the discussions, and can be picked up at the Reference Desk on the upper level of Hughes Main Library. The PBS documentary can be viewed on Hoopla through Call 527-9258 to register and for more information on obtaining copies of the books or watching the video.

TRHS – Storytelling Night


“Stories That Need to be Told”
Bring a story that doesn’t need to be forgotten.
We meet on the second Thursday night of every other month to listen and share stories and memories of upper Greenville County and beyond.

Thursday, Jan 12th, 7:00—8:00 pm
at the Travelers Rest Sargent Branch Library.

Upcoming 2017 Storytelling Meetings

March 9th “Stories of Easter, Spring, or New Beginnings”
May 11th “Play, Toys, Past-times or Hobbies” (show and tell welcome)
July 13th “Patriotic Stories”
September 14th “My First Job”
November 9th (to be announced)