Discover the History

of the city you love

So Many Stories to Tell

Help keep Greenville’s history alive through our membership program. As a member, you get access to all the Historical Society publications, receive discounts in the shop and on various photo collections, and become a part of preserving Greenville’s history.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED

THE 2024 SPRING MEETING at

SIGAL MUSIC MUSEUM

LISTENING TO GREENVILLE’S HISTORY

We would like to thank David Sims, and the Greenville Music Preservation for the most excellent presentation ever on the early music history in Greenville! So much to learn and listen to. We look forward to “Part 2”

 

 

NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
We are pleased to announce the release of the newly published Vol. XIV The Proceedings and Papers of the Greenville County Historical Society! Covering years 2015-2020 of GCHS presentations to the community, the history within its pages tell so many important and great stories. Limited quantities available. Get yours today!
Available for purchase here on the website or at our retail shop located at 100 Lavinia Ave., Greenville SC 2960
Photo Collections
Photo Collections

Take a trip back in time and view Greenville through the ages. We house the largest collection of historic Greenville photography — 5,000+ images that span all the way from the 1890s through the mid 20th century.

Resources
Resources

Wondering about the history of a historic home, business or person? Explore our archives dating back to the 1880s, and stop by our 100 Lavinia Avenue location for even more maps, directories, photos, and research papers.

GET INVOLVED
GET INVOLVED

Volunteers are the driving force behind the Historical Society. We have a dedicated volunteer base that comprises our office staff, board and committee members.

American Bank, 1895
Oscar Landing Collection