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.
Renew your UHM membership to remain on the AHBC mailing list. Call 864-467-3100 to check on your membership status or renew online.
2023-2024 AHBC Schedule
Monday, September 11, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Courtney Tollison Hartness
Topic: “Our Country First, Then Greenville” A New South City During the Progressive Era and WWI
presented by author Dr. Courtney Tollison Hartness
Monday, November 13, 2023
Speaker: Harold E. Shaw Jr., M.D.
Topic: A Review and Analysis of Ricardo Nulia’s The People’s Hospital:
Hope and Peril in American Medicine
Monday, January 8, 2024
Speaker: Dr. Marian Strobel
Topic: A Critical Appraisal: Camera Girl: The Coming of Age of Jackie Bouvier Kennedy, by Carl Sferrazza Anthony
Monday, March 11, 2024
Speaker: Alexander (Alec) Taylor
Topic: A Review and Analysis of Thomas A. Desjardin’s Through a Howling Wilderness:
Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec
Monday, April 8, 2024
Speaker: Jonathan Darman
Topic: BECOMING FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President,
presented by author Jonathan Darman