Upcoming Events of Interest to the History Community

For site contact information see the most recent MHA Docents Dandelion Newsletter


One Hundred Years of Christmas, Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28 from 10 am to 4 pm. Latta Plantation.

Celebrate Christmas from 1768 to 1868 with interpreters attired from the Federalist through the Victorian eras. The Latta Home, Cooks Kitchen, Alexander Cabin, and Yeoman Cabins will be transformed with period Christmas décor plus live music, tours, demonstrations, and farm animals.


After-Thanksgiving Cotton Picking, Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28 from 10 am to 4 pm, Historic Brattonsville.

Help us bring our yearly crop in. Enjoy 19th century demonstrations of cotton production, from the plant to the cloth. There will be weaving, spinning, sewing, ginning, and of course picking.


Historic Rosedale is seeking 2 part time tour guides for museum house tours.

Tours are Thursday thru Sunday at 1:30 and 3:00. Days in weekly schedules are flexible; will not exceed 8 afternoons per month.  $10.00 per hour. Excellent training. No phone calls please.  Email a 1 page resume to dhunter@historicrosedale.org


Robert E. Lee and His Soldiers, Foothills Civil War Roundtable Dinner & Meeting, Tuesday, November 24 at 6 pm, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.

The speaker will be historian, history professor and award winning author Tracy Power, author of Lee’s Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox.  Social at 6, dinner at 6:30, program at 7:15 pm.  Montgomery Room, Wofford College, Dinner & program: $25.00, Program only: $5.00.  Reservations and questions, Charles Gray, 864-597-5304, GrayCH@wofford.edu