by Lacey Eibert Keigley | March 28, 2020

Meet the Author: Christine Kindberg

Christine Kindberg shares the art of turning history into historical fiction through an exploration of her novel, The Means That Make Us Strangers. Email travelersrest@greenvillelibrary.org or call 834-3650 to register.

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | November 2, 2019

Free Document Shredding Day

Stop by for Keep Greenville County Beautiful’s free shred event. Bring your paper to be shredded and responsibly disposed of.

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 Celeste Hawkins | August 31, 2015

How Furman Ended Up in One of the World’s Most Beautiful Places

Did you know that Furman University’s gone through a total of six different campus locations? In fact, the school didn’t put down roots at its current Greenville County home until more than 125 years

by Celeste Hawkins | August 10, 2015

How a Forgotten Factory in Travelers Rest Helped Dress Troops during WWII

During World War II, the U.S. alone produced more than 300,000 aircraft; 12 million rifles; and 35 billion yards of cotton textiles for military use. Can you believe that some

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

by Celeste Hawkins | November 17, 2014

No Wonder Travelers Rest Here

Travelers Rest. Ah. The mere mention of this South Carolina city’s name has the charm to set you at ease. What a great name! But how did this city earn