Blythewood to celebrate black history month

BLYTHEWOOD – This year’s Blythewood Black History Event will happen Saturday, Feb. 29, and promises to be a departure from the town’s past black history programs, according to organizer Millie Whittaker. “The theme this year, ‘The Journey: How did we get here?’ will focus on the historical journey of African-Americans through the impact of the […]

Experience Black History with Blythewood Historical Society

Veterans event set for Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will host a Veterans Day celebration for the community at the Langford-Nord House on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, starting at 4 p.m. The will include guest speaker Jennifer Miller from Counseling Plus. Miller has served in the military and will share her story and services for Veterans. […]

Quilt Day

BLYTHEWOOD – The quilts hanging on the picket fence at the Langford-Nord House were in celebration of quilts on the Blythewood Historical Society’s Quilt Day on Saturday. These members of the Society, Frankie McLean, Carolyn Lomas, Margaret Kelly, Jeanette Smith and Blythewood High School student volunteer Amya Brewer  helped with the display of approximately 75 […]

Society plans quilt events

BLYTHEWOOD – The Historical Society is asking Blythewood Historical Society and Museum members and guests to display their quilt(s) at the Langford-Nord House as the Society invites the community to come view and talk about their favorite quilts and family heirlooms. The event will be held at the Langford-Nord house, Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 […]

Historical Society bringing quilt expo

BLYTHEWOOD — The Blythewood Historical Society is hosting a series of events in October and November celebrating the artistic heritage of local quilts and their stories, as well as efforts to carry the tradition of quilting to future generations. The events will kick off with Quilt Day on Oct, 19, which provides an opportunity for […]

True to Their School

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum placed a historical marker on the site of the original Blythewood School at 501 Main Street on Friday. On hand to speak at the ceremony were Blythewood Mayor J. Michael Ross, Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson, Society member Jim McLean, Nancy Stone-Collum from the Richland County Conservation […]

Historic school to be marked

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society (BHS) and Museum will place a historical marker on the site of the original Blythewood School at 501 Main Street. The placement is set for Friday, May 24. The building now houses Blythewood Academy. “We are inviting the community to join us for the placing of the marker,” BHS […]

Blythewood war hero recounts combat

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood resident James Lecher, a former Army Ranger and an American hero, was guest speaker at the Blythewood Historical society’s Veteran’s Day program Sunday afternoon. Now retired from the Army, Lecher recounted to guests at the program his experience in Mogadishu, Somalia with Task Force Ranger that was made famous by the book […]

Historical Society sets veterans event

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will host the community for a Veterans Day Celebration at the Langford-Nord House on Sunday, Nov. 11. The program will include guest speaker, Blythewood resident Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jim Lechner who has over thirty years’ experience in military and security operations.  He was active in counter insurgency, […]