American History Book Club & Forum

Founded in 2008 for members of the Upcountry History Museum, the American History Book Club & Forum provides opportunities for the intellectually curious to explore their passion for American History through the written and spoken presentations of great writers and historians. The Club is dedicated to creating interest in our nation’s cultural, economic and political history, to inspiring appreciation for enlightened traditions of the American experience and to advancing the United States’ distinctive leadership role in the world community.

The only requirement is to be a Museum Member. Please ask to be added to the AHBC mailing list when purchasing your Museum membership.  Email info@upcountryhistory.org for more information.


Unless indicated otherwise, programs will be at the Upcountry History Museum.

October 17, 2019
An Evening with Presidential Historian, Michael Beschloss
at the Greenville Country Club

November 18, 2019
A Life in Politics
Secretary Richard Riley

January 13, 2020
Lafayette and the Rights of Man
William S. Davies

February 10, 2020
Wallace: The Classic Portrait of Alabama Governor, George Wallace
A. Alexander Taylor

March 16, 2020 – CANCELLED
American Story
Today Show’s Bob Dotson

April 20, 2020 – CANCELLED
Edith and Woodrow Wilson: The Crisis of the Presidency, 1919-1921
Dr. Marian Strobel

Lunch will be served at 11:30 am
Program begins at 12:15 pm

Renew your UHM membership to remain on the AHBC mailing list. Call 864-467-3100 to check on your membership status or renew online.

Please note: Lunch orders must be paid for in advance and must be placed the Wednesday prior to the program date by request of the caterer. Lunch orders are non-refundable.