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    The Revolutionary War in the SC Backcountry

    November 3, 2021@12:00 pm-1:00 pm

    $8 – $10

    “The Little River and Spartan Regiments”

    The history of two of the most storied Regiments in the War. These Regiments from Spartanburg and Laurens Counties fought side by side in some of the most momentous battles of the war, and they did so on more than 40 significant engagements.

    The Backcountry of South Carolina was home to 112 Revolutionary War engagements, the greatest number in all of America. Beginning August 4, join battlefield preservationist and historian, Durant Ashmore, as he discusses these Revolutionary War events, on the first Wednesday of each month through June 2022.

    “First Wednesdays” will be a year-long lecture series at the Upcountry History Museum. Field trips to various war sites will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on a Saturday following the lecture. The lecture series is included with general admission to the Museum, and there is no extra charge for Saturday field trips.