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Back Where I Come From: The Upcountry’s Piedmont Blues

December 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Back Where I Come From, the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University’s newest upcoming, semi-permanent exhibition will take visitors on an enlightening experience through the roots and evolution of the Upcountry South Carolina’s blues history. Through an in-house exhibition, diverse programming, and musical performances, the project will explore the history of the Upcountry’s Piedmont Blues, including... Read more »

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The Amazing Castle

January 25 @ 10:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm

January 25, 2020 - May 10, 2020 The Amazing Castle, an interactive bi-lingual (English and Spanish) exhibition featuring knights, kings, queens and a dragon, will invite visitors to travel back in time to a medieval village filled with opportunities for problem-solving, storytelling and imaginative play. King-sized learning adventures abound in the child-sized fortress. As they... Read more »

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Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

February 15 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

They left in the middle of the night – often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. In the decades prior to the Civil War in 1865, an estimated 100,000 slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search of freedom. Under the cover of darkness,... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Lunchbox Learning – Harriet Tubman

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A native Greenvillian, graduate of Davidson College and former owner of The Open Book, Duff Bruce has a deep and personal knowledge of South Carolina history. He has worked extensively uncovering and bringing to light the Harriet Tubman South Carolina story – as a scout, a spy and the first woman to lead an armed... Read more »

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