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March 2019

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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March Matinee Movie

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, explore real life women in history through classic film adaptations of their lives. This week’s feature film is Madame Curie (1943) staring Greer Garson as the Polish scientist.

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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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March Matinee Movie

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, explore real life women in history through classic film adaptations of their lives. This week’s feature film is A Woman Called Golda (1982) staring Ingrid Bergman as the first female prime minister of Israel.

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Toddler Time!

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Meet BABY GOATS from the Red Clay Soap Farm of Travelers Rest, while also enjoying games, snack, and juice for our kid-friendly story time! Everything is included with your admission, and all children ages 3 and under are FREE.  

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Lunchbox Learning

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

And the World Jogged On! The Arrest, Trial, and Sentencing of Susan B. Anthony Presenter: Janiece K. Robinson In 1873, Susan B. Anthony walked up the stone steps and into history. She entered the federal circuit court house expecting a fair trial. Instead, the judge denied Susan the right to speak in her defense and to have a jury verdict. Her crime? She voted in the 1872 presidential election. Newspapers from around the country carried articles on the arrest, trial,…

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March Matinee Movie

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, explore real life women in history through classic film adaptations of their lives. This week’s feature film is Salt of the Earth (1954) staring Rosaura Revueltas as a house-wife turned activist.

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