Join the South Carolina Archives & History Foundation for our Fall Speaker Series. The three-part lecture is free for members of the SCAHF and $10.00 per lecture for non-members. Pre-registration is recommended.
Registration and Socail open at 6pm.
Tuesday, September 10 Speaker: Gibert Kennedy
Title: A South Carolina Upcountry Saga
Gibert Kennedy recounts the story of his great-great-grandfather and his family, drawing from dozens of public and privately owned letters. This is a story of hope, sacrifice, and restoration: throughout the American Civil War and its aftermath. The Foster family endured all of these in no small measure.
Tuesday, October 8 Speaker: Dr. Chris Judge
Title: Gathering up the Fragments: The Elusive Cheraw Indians
Dr. Judge will share some of what he learned in his 30+ years of studying Native Americans in South Carolina and his continuing efforts of actively researching oral histories of Native American communities in South Carolina.
Tuesday, November 12 Speaker: Dr. Rodger Stroup
Meet Me at the Rocket: A History of the South Carolina State Fair
Who doesn’t love the bustle and jangle, the smells, the sounds, the energy, and the tastes of a lively state fair? In this fast-changing world, keeping any endeavor alive and thriving for 150 years is an accomplishment, but the South Carolina State Fair has met any challenges with doggedness, determination, and flair.