Slave Dwellings of South Carolina and the Slave Dwelling Project

Slave Dwellings of South Carolina and the Slave Dwelling Project Presented by Joseph McGill, Jr. **Joseph McGill requests an additional honorarium to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. Joseph McGill will chronicle nights spent in several slave dwellings throughout the United States. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

A general reading and discussion of The Traveler’s Charleston, followed by Q&A

A general reading and discussion of The Traveler’s Charleston, followed by Q&A Presented by Jennie Holton Fant. Charleston has always held a fascination for its visitors. Today there remains a nacreous patina that overlays this old city, a pentimento suggestive not only of artifacts beneath the surface but also gradations of history. It suggests an … Read more

Stories Untold: Slave Life in South Carolina

Stories Untold: Slave Life in South Carolina Presented by L. M. Drucker. From the late 1600s to 1865, the Palmetto State was built on the backs of it most numerous inhabitants. African slaves and their descendants shaped, and were shaped by, the physical and social landscapes of early South Carolina. Their diverse cultural systems have … Read more