Yearly Archives: 2008

Historic Boykin Fall Tour

A large group enjoyed a lovely day in Boykin, SC, on our Fall Tour Nov. 9, 2008.  Sites included Deer Hope Lodge, home to Boykin Hunt Club; Boykin Grist Mill, with demonstration; Pear Tree; Old Stockton Schoolhouse; Swift Creek Church;

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John Lawson’s Explorations of the Catawba Path, 1700-1701

A very interested audience of 50 to 60 at the Robert Mills Courthouse  May 19,2008, heard Val Green discuss his extensive research. The Catawba Path is traveled in part today by anyone who uses Broad Street in Camden, where appropriately

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Archaeology & Walking Tour of Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill

Despite rainy interruptions April 27, 2008, a cheerful crowd of about 50 followed our tour to the end, attentive to lively explanations by our guide. Presenters and Tour Guides — Charles Baxley & other Survey Team members of the project

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Tour of Bethune, SC

Our March 2 program, “Tour of Bethune, SC” attracted 200 visitors!  Beginning at the Bethune Woman’s Club with a short talk, display, and refreshments,the program included a tour with local experts speaking at various sites and a map-brochure created especially

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Society booth at the SC Book Festival!

The Society attracted attention at its booth at the SC Book Festival in Columbia Feb. 23-24.  We enjoyed our first time to be part of this popular annual event, beloved by readers and antique book-collectors. We are looking forward to

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Pre-Revolutionary History in Kershaw County

Our Jan.13, 2008, program at the Robert Mills Courthouse was well-attended, enjoyed by audience and panelists, and moderated by Don Terrell on the subject: Pre-Revolutionary History in Kershaw County. Some of the finer pre-Revolutionary area homes did not differ much

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