by Lacey Eibert Keigley | November 11, 2021

Historical Society Storytelling Evening

Mark your calendars for a popular Historical Society event. Storytelling evenings happen every other month. Join us for the final Storytelling Evening of 2021. Everyone is welcome to come to listen

by Jason Greer | August 10, 2021

The Spring Park Inn – Its History & Future

At the beginning of 2021, Travelers Rest was given perhaps one of its greatest gifts ever, and while the gift is the historic center of the town, the gift is

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | March 12, 2020

Storytelling Night : Past and Present

Listen and share your own stories. Led by the Travelers Rest Historical Society. Email or call 834-3650 for more information.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | February 25, 2020

George Coleman Ford : Then and Now

Program:  GEORGE COLEMAN FORD…THEN AND NOW 1930-2020 George Coleman Ford Dealership Celebrating 90 Years as the oldest family operated business in Travelers Rest  When Henry Ford was producing automobiles to

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | January 9, 2020

Historical Storytelling: Pets

The Travelers Rest Historical Society leads an evening of storytelling. Share your own stories about pets. Email or call 834-3650 for more information.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | July 11, 2019

Storytelling Evening presented by the Historical Society

The Travelers Rest Historical Society shares stories and memories of the upper Greenville county area and beyond. Come and listen or share your own story related to the night’s theme.

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 | February 19, 2019

Travelers Rest Historical Society meeting – ‘African American Appalachia’

The Travelers Rest Historical Society will hold a quarterly meeting beginning at 7 p.m. on Tue., Feb. 19 at Travelers Rest City Hall, located at 125 Trailblazer Drive. The program

by Melinda Long | March 7, 2017

Travelers Rest Storytelling Night

“All Stories are True” ~ Ray White It is the second Thursday of the month and time for Storytelling Night at the Travelers Rest Library.  People gather round, some with stories to share, others

by Melinda Long | December 21, 2015

This Railroad ‘Junker’ Can’t Even Count Everything in His Collection

“I collect railroad junk. I study railroad junk and then write magazine articles about railroad junk,” says Raymond Brown, with a loving use of the term junk. “I’m a junker.”

by Celeste Hawkins | July 20, 2015

Tandem’s History: Former TR Post Office Now a Community Hangout

Some say the old brick building at the corner of Main and Center Streets in Travelers Rest used to be a jail. Others remember the building’s days as an early

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