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Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

February 15 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 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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Guaranteeing Her Right…The 19th Amendment, Women and the Right to Vote

March 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The campaign for women’s voting rights lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women’s economic, social. and political equality. Culminating 100 years ago in the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. the fight for women’s suffrage was... Read more »

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Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog

June 9 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm

The Upcountry History Museum and America’s beloved big red dog with a heart to match will invite visitors to board the Birdwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford The Big Red Dog. Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog, an interactive, bi-lingual (English and Spanish), exhibition featuring Clifford, Emily Elizabeth and all the... Read more »

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Cherokee, Catawba & First Settlers: Summer Camp

August 4 @ 9:00 am - August 7 @ 12:00 pm

AUGUST 4 - AUGUST 7 Travel back to the time of the Upcountry’s indigenous people while unearthing the connection between archaeology and history with our mini “archaeology dig” that will allow children to uncover artifacts left behind by Native Americans and early settlers. Children will create a 13-moon calendar, red clay pottery and construct a... Read more »

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5:30 pm

Neighborhood Night

August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. along with free book give-a-ways for families. We hope that through Neighborhood Nights we can show museums are available for families regardless of economic constraints. No registration is required. Book give-a-ways are limited in number and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.... Read more »

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