Welcome to the

Greenville Council of Garden Clubs!

You are welcome to visit the historic 1838 Kilgore-Lewis House, headquarters of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.  This historic Greenville home is open to the public Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am to 2pm. House docents provide visitors a glimpse into the history of early Greenville furnishings and home life. Tours are free of charge. Donations are appreciated to support the upkeep of the house and gardens!  The 5.4 acre Accredited Arboretum is open daily during daylight hours.

We are located at 560 N. Academy Street, Greenville, 29601.  Tel. 864.232.3020

Upcoming Events

July 27, 2024 11-1 pm Closed for Private Event

November 8, 2024 KLH Limited Hours   Open 1-2 pm

2024 Holiday Open House Dates and Hours  

December 6-7 10-4

December 8    1-4

December 11-14  10-4

December 15  1-4

December 16-19  10-4



Leaf through our Gardening Library

Our new GARDEN LIBRARY is here!  We offer a large variety of gardening themed books. Learn how to tap into the Greenville Library System to download books on your tablet or home computer and have free access to its gardening book and digital media collections.  See the Library Page for details.

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More than just an historic house, Kilgore-Lewis is an inviting place to visit or to hold your special event!


Click here for information on WEDDINGS & EVENTS. Click here for information on the HOUSE & GARDENS. Click here for information on GARDEN CLUBS.
Elegance and spaciousness make the Kilgore-Lewis property a favorite spot for weddings and other events. This lovely house and the spring in its gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kilgore-Lewis House serves as the headquarters of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs.

Expecting THE ring soon? Kilgore-Lewis, an historic house built in 1838 with 3.5 acres of gardens on a small lake, is the ideal place for a wedding day that will be more beautiful than you can dream in a location that is close to downtown but feels like a secret romantic hideaway! Come see for yourself!

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