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February 2019

Lunchbox Learning

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Carolinas and the First World War Presenter: Dr. M. Ryan Floyd, Lander University Dr. Floyd explores the political, social, and economic impact of the Great War on the American South. Programs run from 12 Noon – 1:00 PM FREE to members – Regular admission for other guests Drinks and Dessert Provided

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UHM Kids Book Club

February 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. Spring 2019: American History with Jack and Annie February 26 ~ A Good Night for Ghosts UHM Book Club is FREE…

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March 2019

Bus Tour: Textile Crescent

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Building an Empire: Greenville’s Textile Crescent with Don Koonce $45.00 per Museum Member $50.00 per Non-Member Call 864-467-3100 for tickets. Boxed lunch included. In the early 1960’s Greenville, South Carolina was known as the “Textile Center of the World.” Even though this title was created by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, the nearly twenty mills located in Greenville had made the fact practically indisputable.  By the 1940’s there were 16 cotton mills and two dye/bleaching/processing mills located in Greenville, their…

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Family Fun Day

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the opening of new children's exhibit, Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings! The Greenville Zoo will be here with some special friends for you to meet, some are even the "characters" from Pinkney's beloved books. Family Fun Day is included with your general admission.

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Celebrations at UHM

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mardi Gras Celebrate "Fat Tuesday" at the Upcountry History Museum. Join us for a Mardi Gras craft, festive snack, and holiday story time. Celebrations at UHM are FREE to Museum Members, and FREE with regular admission for all other guests.

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American History Book Club and Forum

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Unexampled Courage with Judge Richard Gergel Judge Gergel is a United States District Judge renowned for presiding over some of the South Carolina's most contentious cases including the recent trial of Dylann Roof. On March 6, he will discuss his upcoming book Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring. "Gergel is both an astute researcher and an engaging writer, bringing this significant story to vivid life ... Civil rights history at…

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Neighborhood Night

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Upcountry History Museum – Furman University is thrilled to invite our community to a series of programs designed to make our museum open to everyone! Neighborhood Nights runs from 5:30-8:30 pm during which time admission to the museum and all museum exhibitions is be FREE.

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American History Book Club

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alec Taylor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Furman University Topic: Eisenhower and McCarthy Recommended reading: Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's Secret Campaign Against Joseph McCarthy by David A. Nichols Lunch: Beef stroganoff with mixed green salad and rolls, followed by pear salad dessert Make your reservations Optional Lunch ($15) at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at Noon in the Resource Room Founded in 2008 for members of the Upcountry History Museum, the American History Book Club & Forum provides opportunities for the intellectually curious…

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UHM Kids Book Club

March 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. Spring 2019: American History with Jack and Annie March 12 ~ Hurry Up, Houdini! UHM Book Club is FREE to museum…

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Connections Cafe

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

Connections Café is a monthly program at the Upcountry History Museum, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. Each meeting offers a fun and relaxed way for people living with early-stage memory loss to get connected with one another through social events that promote interaction and companionship.  This is a place where the care partner can receive information while connecting with other care partners. The program utilizes the unique setting of the History Museum to explore topics both from the past…

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