Spartanburg is as diverse as the patterns on a handmade quilt. The different perspectives and topics of our local history all come together—patched with pride and loyalty—to tell a beautiful and complex story of our humble beginnings in the Revolutionary War to becoming a textile powerhouse.
The Museum is located in the historic Southern Railway Spartanburg Union Depot at 298 Magnolia Street. Take a step back into history and learn about how the railroads were connected to the textile and peach industries in SC.
Walnut Grove Plantation recounts how free and enslaved people settled the South Carolina Backcountry, fought for independence, and built a new nation.