Nord donates property to BHS&M

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s Cindy Nord has made a second donation of property to the Blythewood Historical Society. After donating what is now known as the Langford-Nord home to the Historical Society on May 17, 2011, it was announced last week that Nord has now purchased and donated a 1.81 acre property to the Society on […]

Bids being sought for Vet’s Memorial

BLYTHEWOOD – Longtime Blythewood public servant Malcolm Gordge, representing the Blythewood Historical Society & Museum, came before town council April 24 requesting that council release the $40,000 the town had budgeted for the BHS&M to use toward the design and construction of a proposed veterans combat memorial.  Councilmen Donald Brock and Rich McKenrick questioned this […]

Blythewood Historical Society celebrates African American four-part Saturday series for children

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society is celebrating Black History Month this year with a Saturday children’s series about African American inventors and writers, plus the Historical Society’s staff will be assisting with on-the-spot recordings of oral histories between a child, parents and/or grandparents. The series kicked off on Saturday with a presentation and exhibit […]

BW Historical Society Veterans Day Ceremony

BAR approves veterans memorial for COA

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society came before the Board of Architectural Review Monday night to request a Certificate of Appropriateness for a combat veterans memorial they propose to have constructed in front of the town hall. Presenter Frankie McLean of the Historical Society said the 15-1/2 foot tall memorial is a joint project between […]

Blythewood to celebrate Black History Month Feb. 26 & 27

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood will celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 26 & 27, beginning in the historic gymnasium at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary school and culminating with a community program at Doko Meadows. Sponsored by the Blythewood Historical Society, this year’s theme will be ‘Honoring the Legacy & Heritage of Bethel-Hanberry High School 1946-1970 & Beyond’ The […]

Blythewood on Canvas

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood artist Harold Branham’s Original Blythewood Christmas Art collection is on display at the Blythewood Historical Society at the Langford-Nord House, 100 McNulty Street. Here Branham and lifelong friend Christie Lomas browse Branham’s artwork. The 12-piece collection of holiday paintings will be on display through Dec. 17.

Veterans Day event postponed to Nov. 7

This event has been postponed to Sunday, Nov. 7. BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood and Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will honor veterans during the town’s 6th annual Veterans’ Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Doko Meadows Park. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott will be the guest […]

New Old Look

The Blythewood Historical Society & Museum is holding an open house Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. to show off the progress of the renovations to the interior and exterior of the Langford-Nord House that sits at the corner of McNulty and Main Street in downtown Blythewood.

Volunteers needed to remove Langford-Nord house siding

BLYTHEWOOD – A major restoration is taking place in town and The Blythewood Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help with it. The Society members will be removing the 1970s metal siding from the historic Langford-Nord House, which is home to the Blythewood Historical Society and Museum (BHSM). “Come help be part of a real […]