Spend your lunchtime with us on the first Wednesday of each month April through September. We’ll pick up where our High Noon Lecture series leaves off, with a range of topics and presenters who highlight interesting and sometimes unexpected aspects of history.
Programs run from 12 Noon – 1:00 PM
Free to members – $5.00 for other guests
Chick-fil-a or Vegetarian Lunch $6.00
Please reserve meals prior to the event.
For reservations call the museum at 864-467-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday April 3
“The Shaping of South Carolina”
Learn from the NC/SC Boundary Commission will talk about the process of retracing the steps of historical surveys, and the ongoing survey project of our disputed northern border. Related to the current exhibit, “The Shaping of South Carolina, The Shaping of South Carolina: A Story of Adventure, Politics, and Boundary Making.”
Wednesday May 1
“A Songwriter’s Journey Through American Music”
Singer/songwriter Angela Easterling was raised in the South Carolina foothills, much of her childhood was spent on the Greer, SC farm that has been in her family since 1791. She’ll talk about making music based on local history and share some of her songs.
Wednesday June 5
History of Golf in South Carolina
Faye Jensen, Exec. Dir. South Carolina Historical Society, talks about the history of Golf in South Carolina and the Upcountry, just in time for golf season. Learn about how the game migrated here from Europe, and the role it played in society.
Wednesday July 3
The Korean War and its Legacy in the Upstate
Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War, Francis Thompson, Korean War Veterans Association Foothills Chapter discusses the local impact and involvement in the war, veterans’ continued relationship with Koreans in the Upstate, and a forthcoming monument.
Chick-fil-A at Cherrydale Point is the sponsor
of our Lunchtime Program Series