New Laurens County History Book Premiers at the Laurens County Library

discovering laurens county book event

The Laurens County Library will host a reception on Sunday, December 7, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to introduce an exciting new book, Discovering Laurens County, SC. Volume One: From Pre-history through the Colonial Period.

Assembled by a team of local historians, this is the very first in a series of books that will document the history of Laurens County. This first volume of the complete history begins with geologic and climatic changes that produced the land and goes through times of conflict and divided allegiances of the colonial period.

Those attending the reception will be able to purchase copies and have them signed by the authors. People who have an interest in Laurens County and who enjoy history will certainly want to attend this free event.

For more information, please contact the Laurens County Public Library System, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC. 29360, 864-681-READ (7323).

Upcoming Event

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

June 12, 2024, 11:00 AM
The South Carolina State Library is pleased to host Laura Carter, Project Manager of the South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program (SCDNP), at the University of South Carolina Libraries who will share with us about the SCDNP and the rich South Carolina historical newspapers it has contributed to Chronicling America since 2009.