Travelers Rest Historical Society storytelling night series continues Thursday

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – The Travelers Rest Historical Society's popular storytelling night series will continue on Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Travelers Rest Sargent Branch Library.

The theme for the program, which is scheduled to run from 7 - 8 p.m., will be "stories that need to be told."

Started as a one-time gathering in early 2012, the Historical Society's storytelling nights have grown into an every-other-month event, with local tale spinners, history buffs and other attendees sharing stories and memories of the upper Greenville county area and beyond.

Remaining storytelling events for 2017 include:

• March 9 - Stories of Easter, Spring, or New Beginnings

• May 11 - Play, Toys, Past-times or Hobbies

• July 13 - Patriotic Stories

• Sept . 14 - My First Job

• Nov. 9 - TBA

The Sargent Branch Library is located at 17 Center St. in downtown Travelers Rest.

To learn more about the Travelers Rest Historical Society, shop the Travelers Rest Historical Society bookstore, learn more about the History Museum of Travelers Rest, and/or stay up-to-date with upcoming events, visit the Historical Society website here.

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