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History Homeschool Day: K5-1st

September 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Our Community: Then & Now   Investigate artifacts, photographs, and maps illustrating Greenville’s history as we explore how our community has changed with time. This lesson will cover SC standards for Kindergarten and 1st grade. WHAT: History Homeschool Day WHEN: Every last Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Upcountry History Museum HOW: Open to children ages 5-7 years old WHY: Get hands-on with local history while incorporating SC Social Studies standards COST: $9 per student & $10 per adult UHM MEMBERS…

Sacred Spaces with Bill Fitzpatrick

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

As the oldest church in South Carolina’s Upstate, Waxhaw Presbyterian Church has a history that begins around 1755 when Scots-Irish Presbyterians from Pennsylvania and Virginia settled in the area. This program will feature stories of its well-known members, including seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson; and the Waxhaw Cemetery, listed in the National Register, and significant in its relationship to Revolutionary War Era figures Andrew Jackson, William Richardson Davie, and Andrew Pickens. In addition, the 18th- and 19th-century…

UHM Kids Book Club

October 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy games, crafts and engaging activities that bring to life the adventures of the children’s classic, The One and Only Ivan. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AS ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Please call (864)467-3100 or email the name and ages of those attending to info@upcountryhistory.org

Clifford Homeschool Day

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

For October, we board the Bridwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford the Big Red Dog! Enjoy games, crafts, story times, and of course, play time with Clifford and Emily Elizabeth. WHAT: Homeschool Days WHEN: Every 3rd Friday at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Upcountry History Museum HOW: October Homeschool Day is for children in grades 1st-5th. WHY: Get hands-on with history while incorporating state standards COST: $9 per student & $10 per adult UHM MEMBERS COST: $5 per…

Sacred Spaces with Bill Fitzpatrick

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    The area of McCormick and Abbeville Counties was known as the “Calhoun Settlement” or “Lower Long Canes.” Learn of the Lower Long Cane Massacre site where the matriarch of the Calhoun family, Catherine, was killed by the Cherokee. Her son, Patrick, survived and went on to have a son of his own, John C. Calhoun. Bill Fitzpatrick will discuss these stories along with the history of Cedar Springs Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church and the Ninety Six Star Fort,…

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