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Laurens County Museum aims big with membership drive

The Laurens County Museum is in the midst of a membership drive that leaders hope will more than quadruple its rolls by adding at least 1,000 new members by late May. The membership drive began officially on April 1 and will end May 20. “I really think there should be an intrinsic motivation to help…

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‘Community-driven museum’ opens free to public Jan. 2

Laurens, South Carolina – Patrons and supporters of the Laurens County Museum Association will bring in the new year at a New Year’s Eve celebration Friday, and they’ll get a sneak peak at the brand new exhibits at the museum’s new permanent home at the Witherspoon Building, 116 Public Square in Laurens. But it’s the…

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Philip Samuel Adair

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina Philip Samuel Adair went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was surrounded in his last days by family and friends. Phil was born, November 7, 1946, to Samuel Watts Adair and Lettie Arlene Pfaff Adair in Laurens, SC. He was a graduate of…

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First speaker tonight in virtual African American History Series by Laurens County Museum Association

Monday, Feb. 8  Laurens, S.C. – Laurens County Museum is holding a virtual African American History Lecture series each of the first three weeks in February, and the first event begins tonight featuring  Dr. Bobby Donaldson of the University of South Carolina. Donaldson will speak on “Justice for All: South Carolina and the American Civil Rights Movement.”…

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Museum’s Friday Gala offers public fundraiser: music, dancing, dinner

Laurens,  SC – The Laurens County Museum Association is sponsoring a variety of upcoming events to appeal to many in the upstate community, starting this weekend with its Night at the Museum, LCMA’s Fourth Annual Spring Gala, Friday, April 20. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square in historic Laurens.…

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