by Lacey Eibert Keigley | January 24, 2020

Colonial Survival

How did they survive? Learn about life during colonial times. Led by retired Walnut Grove Historian Gary Pender. Registration required. Email or call 834-3650 to register.  

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | May 7, 2019

US Maritime History from Patriots Point

Major Thom Iannarino Retired from Charleston’s Patriots Point will recount history of the USS Yorktown, WWII, and the Vietnam War with 3D models. Registration required.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | April 16, 2019

Travelers Rest Historical Society Meeting

Renowned speaker and historian, Gary Pender will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Travelers Rest Historical Society Tuesday, April 16, 7. p.m. at TR City Hall.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | March 29, 2019

Patriots in the SC Backcountry

Fri, Mar 29, 3:30p-4:30p, Travelers Rest Branch

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | February 22, 2019

Revolutionary War Series: Tories in the SC Backcountry

Ages 18+ | Presented by retired Walnut Grove Plantation historian Gary Pender.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | January 25, 2019

Colonial Militia in South Carolina

Presented by retired Walnut Grove Plantation historian Gary Pender. This program is designed for adults ages 18+. Email or call 834-3560 to register.

by Jason Greer | July 1, 2018

White Horse Inn: Early Travels in Northern Greenville

Travelers Rest and the foothills in northern Greenville have been destinations and way-stations for the weary long before our communities were formally established. Native tribes learned the best river ford

by Jason Greer | November 5, 2017

TR Fresh Water Sources – Reeds and Grapes 

If you are north of the center of Travelers Rest traveling along Hwy 276, you will quickly go past one of the reasons for this community to exist where it

by Guest Contributor | July 24, 2017

Bats & Cotton in Travelers Rest

Written by Guest Contributor Tim Davis   What do bats have in common with cotton?     It seems like the two things could hardly be more dissimilar. Bats fly

by Jason Greer | May 27, 2017

When Travelers Rest Was the American Frontier: The Story of “Dicey” Langston Springfield

  If you are driving along Tigerville Road, just a few miles north of the center of Travelers Rest, just a mile or so from Hwy 25, you will come

by Celeste Hawkins | March 2, 2015

Travelers Rest Historical Society Shares Stories of Northern Greenville

The Travelers Rest Historical Society continues to bring light to the local history of northern Greenville County, through fascinating museum displays and interactive Storytelling Nights. Step into the History Museum of