Lunchbox Learning

Spend your lunchtime with us learning about interesting and sometimes unexpected aspects of history. Presentations are held in our 65 seat theater and feature both high quality sound and cinematic video experiences.

 Programs run from 12 Noon – 1:00 PM
Free to members –Regular admission for other guests

Chick-fil-A Boxed Lunch $7.00 + admission 
Chick-fil-A Salad (Vegetarian) $6.00 + admission
 Meals must be reserved by 5:00 on the day prior to the event

For reservations call the museum at 864-467-3100 or  info@upcountryhistory.org.

December 13 ~ Last Letters from Attu

Presenter: Mrs. Mary Breu, Author

Etta Jones was not a World War II soldier or a  war time spy. She was an American school teacher who in 1941, along with her husband, Foster, agreed to teach the Natives on the remote Aleutian island of Attu.  They were both sixty-two years old when they left Alaska’s mainland for Attu against the advice of friends and family.   Etta’s life changed forever on a Sunday morning in June 1942  when almost 2,000 Japanese military men invaded Attu Island and Etta became a prisoner of war. She was taken from American soil to Japan and given up for dead. This is the story of a brave American, a woman of courage and resolve with inextinguishable spirit.

Upcoming Lunchbox Learning Programs Include:

  • January 17 – No Ordinary Soldier (Presented by Mrs. Liz Gilmore Williams)
  • February 14 – Prohibition Women: Mabel Walker Willebrandt & Pauline Sabin (Presented by Ms. Kathryn Smith)
  • March TBA – Prohibition: The Golden Age of Jazz

Lunchbox Learning is sponsored by:

HaynsworthSinklerBoyd