ABOUT THE MUSEUM


Easley Area Museum, Inc. began existence in January 2015, with the purpose of creating a physical presence in the Easley area for gathering, displaying and preserving the history of the town and its surrounding communities and of providing opportunities for that history to be shared with its citizens and visitors.


Many projects for exhibit, display artifacts, documents, antique pieces and photographs are already obtained; however, we are searching for much more. We are extremely interested in having items donated to us from the community.

In addition to display items, a project is underway to preserve the oral history of our community as well. Depending on funding and receipt of grants, the scope of the project will include videotaped conversations with some of the town’s oldest citizens to capture their experiences and stories of life growing up in and around Easley. Collecting and documenting these first-hand accounts of history will be an invaluable asset to our museum.

The local community, either groups or individuals, is our main source of funding and support.


ABOUT MEMBERSHIP


By becoming a member of the Easley Area Museum you are helping to preserve the history and culture of Easley, SC.

Your annual membership support will help us maintain the house, the grounds, the exhibits and the collections. There are four affordable levels of giving to choose from. See inside panel.

Voting Members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors and hold office. The Board of Directors meets monthly at the Museum. Officer elections are held annually in January, and officers hold three year terms.


ABOUT VOLUNTEERING


Volunteering with the Easley Area Museum allows you to participate in your community by helping to preserve the history and culture of Easley, SC.

There are many areas with which you can get involved. Opportunities to serve include docent/front desk, special events, office/administrative, advocacy, landscaping/gardening, building maintenance, special committees, and research.


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