• A Sense of Place

    "History of Travelers Rest, SC: A Sense of Place" tells the story of the city from its beginning in 1808 up until present day. Read More
  • Tour Travelers Rest

    Take a video tour of historic locations in Travelers Rest. Read More
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    The History Museum of Travelers Rest is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 - 4 p.m. Admission is free. Read More
  • Images of
    Travelers Rest

    Published in 2011, the Travelers Rest Historical Society's Images of Travelers Rest features over 200 pictures and serves as photographic documentation of the city. Read More
  • The Lamp
    Post Project

    One of the ways the Historical Society is reaching its goal of preserving the character of Travelers Rest is by using the lamp posts on Main Street to showcase the town's heritage. Read More
  • Spirit of '45 Upstate

    Since 2011, the Travelers Rest Historical Society has helped to celebrate the accomplishments of our "greatest generation" through the organization of the Upstate Spirit of '45 commemoration. Read More
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Note: Curators at the History Museum of Travelers Rest are in search of pre-1974 photos that show people and cars/trucks. Any part of the vehicle may be showing. Names would be good, but they are not required. Scans or info can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Historical Society Monthly Meeting

The next Historical Society meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Travelers Rest City Hall, located at 6722 State Park Rd. in Travelers Rest.


2016 Historical Society Storytelling Nights
(held at the Travelers Rest Library, 7 p.m.):

March 10 - “Family Memories and Genealogy”

May 12 - “Churches and Sunday Dinner”

July 14 - “Favorite Foods and Recipes”

Sept. 15 - “School Day Memories”

Nov. 15 - “Thanksgiving Memories or Things I'm Thankful for”

The History Museum of Travelers Rest
  Open Saturdays and Sundays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Free admission.

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