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ACM – Journey to Gettysburg

Tuesday, February 24 – 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Mark L. Hopkins of Anderson will talk about the Battle of Gettysburg, the backdrop for his new novel, at the Anderson County Museum on Tuesday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Hopkins will have copies of his book “Journey to Gettysburg” available for sale and signature.

ACM – Curator’s Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, February 24  –  12 – 1 p.m.

Our Curator’s Corner this month will be a “Lunch and Learn.” Come to the Museum at 12 noon and ACM Curator Alison Hinman will have a wonderful program on the African-American Medal of Honor Recipients up through 1918. Don’t forget your bag lunch!

SCHA – History on Tap at Growler Haus

growlerhouseJoin Spartanburg County Historical Association’s Operations & Programing Manager Julius Dargan for our History on Tap Lecture Series Thursday, February 26 from 7-8 p.m. at Growler Haus in Spartanburg. The lecture will focus on Spartanburg’s Confederate Monument, a statue placed in 1910 to commemorate the Spartanburg men who fought in the Civil War. Enjoy an enlightening discussion while sipping your favorite beverage from Growler Haus’s copious kegs – there is no admission fee so just bring beer money!
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Spartanburg Speakeasy

Join the Spartanburg County Historical Association at the History Museum for a Roaring 20s party to celebrate the opening of our Spartanburg Music History Exhibit! Get “dolled up” for an evening of music and revelry including live jazz musicians, the chance to learn “The Charleston” dance, signature cocktails from Motte & Sons, food served at 1920s speakeasies, and more! Click here to purchase your ticket and reserve your spot or contact us at (864)596-3501 or scha@spartanburghistory.org.

Spartanburg Regional History Museum
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$15/Ages 21+, $12/SCHA Members

SCHA – Carolina Parakeet Prints Now Available

This reproduction of Alexander Wilson’s hand-colored scientific illustration of the Carolina Parakeet, Canada Flycatcher, Hooded Flycatcher, and Green black-capt Flycatcher was copied from an example in Spartanburg County Historical Association’s collection. Alexander Wilson was a Scottish-American ornithologist who published a nine-volume collection of illustrations of North American birds, which was the first major scientific work published in the United States. This illustration is from the first volume, published in 1808. Purchases of these prints are tax-free and proceeds from the sale support conservation of historic prints. Prints are available for $10 at Spartanburg Regional History Museum (located in the west wing of Chapman Cultural Center, 200 East St. John Street in Spartanburg), open 10-5 Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 on Sunday, or for $15 in our online gift shop.

Reunion of Upcountry Families

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Steel Magnolias: Greenville Style

Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A

Tues., March 10, 2015, 7:00p-8:30p

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Sat., March 14, 2015, 10:00a-12:00p

Come celebrate Women’s History Month with Greenville’s own Steel Magnolias.  Genealogical and historical researchers Penny Forrester and Suzanne Case explore the lives of some of the “Steel Magnolias” who played a role, large or small, in the history and development of Greenville County, our state and our country.  Discover women of courage, intelligence, talent, resolve and brilliance in this two part series.

Preregistration recommended but not mandatory.  Call 864-527-9261 to register.  This event is free and open to the public.



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