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Victorian Picnic Oct. 22 in Magnolia Cemetery

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The public is invited to picnic Victorian style among the headstones in Spartanburg’s historic Magnolia Cemetery Saturday, Oct. 22, at high noon. Pack a picnic lunch and a blanket or chairs and visit with historians Martin Meek and Frazer Pajak, who will share great tales, myths and true stories about Spartanburg’s family, friends and complete strangers at rest there. Magnolia Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the city of Spartanburg and many of Spartanburg’s founding families are buried there. The Spartanburg County Historical Association will provide music, stories, and water and soft drinks for purchase. On behalf of the nonprofit organization, donations will be accepted and appreciated. For more details, please call 596-3501 or email

Upcoming SC Genealogy and History Events

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Unfortunately this may be too late, but these first two events take place October 15th!

Celebrating the Seays: A Seay Family Reunion & Genealogy Day

October 15, 2011, 10:00-4:00
106 Darby Road, Spartanburg, SC; or 864-596-3501
Donations encouraged. Picnics welcome!

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