Park History

Twenty-nine years ago 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 area has given North…

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. Colonial Times: Under the Crown It is 1780 and the colonies are in rebellion….

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Last Saturday

Join us for a bit of history on the last Saturday of each month from January through November.  Next up is February 29th. Perry Hill, the Backwoods Cabin, and other buildings will be bustling with activities of the 18th century. …

Gaming Night

GAMING NIGHT  Join us for our annual Gaming Night in the barn on February 1st at 6 p.m. Learn card and dice games from the colonial era. There will also be a chili cookoff. Hours are from 6 pm to 9 pm….

Doggonit!

We ask that when you bring your dog to the park, PLEASE pick up after him or her. No one wants to step in dog “gifts” and our volunteers can’t be there every day to do it. Also, a reminder…

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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