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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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10:00 am

Family Fun Day

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Storm the castle and spend the morning playing in the medieval community of The Amazing Castle. As usual, there will be games and crafts, but kids can also meet the castle’s friendly dragon, Herald! Everything is included with your general admission and children ages 3 and under are free. Enjoy Family Fun Day from 10:00 a.m.... Read more »

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2:00 pm

Kids’ History Camp

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

**Great opportunity for 5th and 8th graders to get hands-on with several SC Social Studies standards.** Allow your kids the chance to get hands-on with history! For Saturday, February 29, we will travel back in time to learn about Greenville's Civil Rights Movement, while also touching on our history of slavery and reconstruction. Hear about... Read more »

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