Ongoing/Recent Projects/program notes:

(To view recent meeting minutes, click here.)

SPIRIT OF '45 MEMORY PARADE See images of deceased area veterans who were recognized during the Spirit of '45 memory parades. Read more here →

SPIRIT OF '45 MEMORY PARADE

See images of deceased area veterans who were recognized during the Spirit of '45 memory parades.

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MINI COOPER CLUB The Travelers Rest Historical Society hosted the Upstate Mini Cooper Club at the Travelers Rest History Museum on Aug. 19, 2017, as they began their annual "History Mystery Tour". Members of the club visited the museum before leaving on a tour of Upstate sites, including the petroglyph site at Haygood Mill and Chattooga Belle Farms for lunch. See pictures from the event here →

MINI COOPER CLUB

The Travelers Rest Historical Society hosted the Upstate Mini Cooper Club at the Travelers Rest History Museum on Aug. 19, 2017, as they began their annual "History Mystery Tour". Members of the club visited the museum before leaving on a tour of Upstate sites, including the petroglyph site at Haygood Mill and Chattooga Belle Farms for lunch.

See pictures from the event here →

HISTORY CRAWL See photos from the recently held History Crawl. Read more here →

HISTORY CRAWL

See photos from the recently held History Crawl.

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Textile Heritage Hall of Fame

The Greenville Textile Heritage Society's Sports Reunion and Hall of Fame Induction was held on April 1, 2017 at the Piedmont Gym and Community Center.  The Travelers Rest Historical Society was pleased to sponsor the following:  Walter Barbare, Sr., Roy Foster, and Cotton Wood for their outstanding athletic ability.  To see photos from the event click here.

SPIRIT OF '45 UPSTATE

Since 2011, the Travelers Rest Historical Society has helped to celebrate the accomplishments of our greatest generation.

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THE LAMP POST PROJECT

The project is an opportunity to encourage members of the community to purchase 2 ½” x 3 ½” zinc plaques in honor or memory of families, individuals, businesses, church groups and schools groups. 

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Tour Travelers rest

Take a video tour of historic locations in Travelers Rest.

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Hometown Teams at Slater Hall

Sponsored by the Slater Hall Citizen's Committee and the Travelers Rest Historical Society, Slater was one of six communities chosen in South Carolina to host the Smithsonian's 'Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America' exhibit in 2015.

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