Thursday, December 11, 2008

Greenville Historical Society to Offer "Pretty Place" as 2008 Heritage Ornament/Suncatcher

The Greenville Historical Society has selected "Pretty Place" as the historical location for its 2008 Heritage Ornament/Suncatcher. All proceeds from sales of the ornament ($20/each) will go directly to the Historical Society.

Ornaments can be purchased directly from the Historical Society:

Greenville County Historical Society, 211 East Washington Street, Suite C, Greenville SC 29601

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon; Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (864) 233-4103
Web site:

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Planning a Wedding? Book Pretty Place in Advance

Would you like to reserve Pretty Place Chapel for your wedding? It is advised to schedule your reservation at least six months to a year ahead. Please call YMCA Camp Greenville's office at 864-836-3291 to check on availability. Weddings are scheduled on Saturday (all day) and Sunday afternoons. Rehearsals are scheduled on Friday afternoon and evening.

Pretty Place Chapel - What a View!

If you have never been to Fred W. Symmes Chapel, also known as "Pretty Place", you should check it out. It's located at YMCA Camp Greenville (at the NC/SC border) and is usually open to the public except on weekends, as they usually have weddings in the spring, summer and fall. It's best to call ahead if you want to visit Pretty Place. Camp Greenville's number is 864-836-3291. You can get a lot of information if you are planning a wedding at This page on Camp Greenville's site will also give you more information about Pretty Place.

The views are awesome, and it's worth a trip up there just to see this beautiful place!

Have fun!