Visit Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove Plantation’s guided tours and living history activities tell the stories of the free and enslaved people who settled South Carolina’s Backcountry and the rest of Britain’s American colonies, who fought for independence, and who, in the end, built a new nation.
Spartanburg Regional History Museum
The History Museum showcases and captures our region’s life from before European explorers to the present. Walkthrough the timeline from the early days of Spanish explorers like Juan Pardo to the late 20th Century with special focus on Spartanburg’s rich textile heritage, Spartanburg’s involvement in the fight for American independence, World Wars I and II training camps in Spartanburg, Spartanburg “By the Numbers,” Where People Meet, a Decorative Arts Gallery featuring Spartanburg and Piedmont area furniture, pottery, quilts, samplers, and artwork, and special temporary exhibits throughout the year.
Historic Seay House
The Seay House shares the stories of women in the late 1800s through the lens of three Seay sisters who lived in the home and ran their self-sufficient farm. The Seay House is believed to be the oldest house inside the city limits of Spartanburg. Evidence indicates that it was built prior to 1850.
Downtown Walking Tour
A guided walking tour is a great way to get acquainted (or re-acquainted) with Spartanburg’s beautiful and dynamic city center! Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will take you through Spartanburg’s history from founding to the present day, all while taking in the sights and sounds of our vibrant and growing downtown.
Historic Price House
*Price House is closed until further notice*
Price House guided tours and living history activities tell how free and enslaved residents transformed the frontier Backcountry into the antebellum Upcountry through improved roads and communications, more non-farm businesses, and an explosion in cotton farming and slave labor.