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…


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…


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….

Latest News

October Event Canceled

​Due to the covid pandemic the Colonial Times event the third weekend of October has been canceled.   The Board of Olde Towne Preservation/ Living History Park  

Park is Open. . .

The park is open for walk in traffic only.

The Park is Closed

​Living History Park is a tourist attraction and falls under the executive order issued by Gov. McMaster. I believe you already have the park shut down, if not please do so immediately, Thanks and stay safe! Rick Meyer Director, Parks,…

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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