A new vision for Upcountry History Museum

Dana Thorpe came to the Upcountry History Museum in April. / Donna Isbell Walker/Staff

Dana Thorpe became the new executive director of the Upcountry History Museum-Furman in April. Her vision for the museum includes exploring new subjects, making connections between local history and the broader scope of American history, and reaching out to partner with other organizations. She also said the museum’s relatively new partnership with Furman offers lots of potential. The Greenville News reported on Thorpe’s vision for the future of the museum.

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