One of the mill site’s strongest suits is the music and other entertainment offered at the monthly third Saturday events.
Many of this region's best bluegrass, old time, and blues musicians have performed at the Mill, including many SC Folk Heritage Award winners.
officially became the school's second president in 1947 just before the college moved to Greenville, South Carolina, and became Bob Jones University.
grew increasingly concerned about the secularization of higher education and the influence of religious liberalism in denominational colleges.
Children of church members were attending college, only to reject the faith of their parents.
Originally home to several Indian tribes, including the Catawba, the Creek, and the Cherokee, Travelers Rest gained notoriety as a stopover for weary travelers and livestock drovers.
Travelers Rest boasts a colorful history dating back to America's early years.
Bankrupt at the nadir of the Depression, without a home, and with barely enough money to move its library and office furniture, the college became in thirteen years the largest liberal arts college in Tennessee.