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

Take the New Audio Tour!

Exciting news! We now have an audio tour for the Living History Park. When you visit the park on non-event days, you can pull the tour up on your phone, click on a building to hear an audio about that…

Winter Newsletter 2021

Click here to see the Living History Park Newsletter.

2021 Christmas in the Back Country

Nov. 27 (Saturday) 10 am – 5 pm and Nov. 28 (Sunday) 10 am – 4 pm CHRISTMAS IN THE BACK COUNTRY, a walk through the Colonial Village of Willow Springs at Christmastime, will be held at the Living History…

“Last Saturday” Event – March 26

Join us for a free public event on Saturday, March 26, from 10 am – 4 pm. The buildings will be open and there will be live demonstrations by interpreters.

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Take the New Audio Tour!

Exciting news! We now have an audio tour for the Living History Park. When you visit the park on non-event days, you can pull the tour up on your phone, click on a building to hear an audio about that…

Learn More

2021 Christmas in the Back Country

Nov. 27 (Saturday) 10 am – 5 pm and Nov. 28 (Sunday) 10 am – 4 pm CHRISTMAS IN THE BACK COUNTRY, a walk through the Colonial Village of Willow Springs at Christmastime, will be held at the Living History…

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