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Viewing posts published in March 2016.


The city of Central has another addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail.

Published: March 14, 2016

The city of Central has another addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Sponsored by the Pickens County ATAX Commission, the pattern is called Iowa Star. The block was installed on the side wall of the Helping Hands Thrift Shop located at 105 West Main Street in Central...(read more)


The Hunt Cabin, located in the South Carolina Botanical Gardens, has been added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail.

Published: March 14, 2016

The Hunt Cabin, located in the South Carolina Botanical Gardens, has been added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Sponsored by the Pickens County ATAX Commission, the pattern is called Oconee Bell. Elizabeth Thackery from the Clemson area designed and made the fabric quilt block which is displayed in the cabin. The cabin was built around 1825 for the Hunt Family, the cabin was originally located in Seneca, near the current location of Big Lots. The Cabin was moved to the Garden by Clemson’s class of 1915...(read more)


2016 Reunion of Upcountry Families March 10-12

Published: March 3, 2016

CENTRAL, S.C. – The public is invited to the Reunion of Upcountry Families March 10-12.

The free event will include cemetery tours, workshopsdevoted to family history and a large display of photos and other items from local families of the Old Pendleton District, which became present-day Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties...