Pugh awards $20K to BHS&M

BLYTHEWOOD – When a much needed Richland County H-Tax (Hospitality-Tax) grant did not come through for the Blythewood Historical Society and Museum (BHS&M) this year, one of Blythewood’s three representatives on Richland County Council, Derrek Pugh, stepped in with the needed funds. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, Pugh presented a $20,000 check to the Society. As […]

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.

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