Park History

In 1991, the land that now is the Living History Park was an abandoned water works. As shown in this picture it was an overgrown, swampy area used as a dumping ground by the city. The remarkable change in the…

Features

The Willow Springs Meeting House was built in 2002 by Ted Greer and his family. The Spring House Tavern is the only building original to the site. The Blacksmith’s Forge was one of the first buildings the park added. Built…

Events

Funding assistance provided by Aiken County through accommodations tax funds. If traveling through the area for special events, weddings, retreats, etc., here is a list of accomodations. Check our Google calendar for park reservations and events.  Colonial Times: Under the Crown It…

Latest News

Mayor Takes a Tour

The mayor of North Augusta and several city council members took a “social distanced” tour of the park last week. It was a great opportunity to show them why the park is a popular tourist destination and why so many…

Christmas for the Birds – CANCELED

Apologies for any confusion. We had to cancel both Christmas events due to not being able to meet the COVID restrictions in place for the state of South Carolina.

Christmas in the Backcountry CANCELED

We are sad to announce that this event had to be canceled. The park is physically unable to meet the South Carolina COVID restrictions for an event like this. We look forward to resuming our public events and hope you…

Last Saturday Events

Join us for a bit of history on the last Saturday of each month from January through November.  Perry Hill, the Backwoods Cabin, will be bustling with activities of the 18th century.  This is not a big event and allows…

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