Yearly Archives: 2009

The Life and Art of Kershaw County Native Jak Smyrl

An audience of 200 filled the auditorium and gallery at the Kershaw County Fine Arts Center, Camden, Oct. 26, 2008, for our first program of this new term of office.  The Life and Art of Kershaw County Native Jak Smyrl

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A Ceramic History of S.C. – Kershaw County Focus

Oct. 18, 2009, Jill Koverman, Curator of Collections for McKissick Museum, USC, with Society board member and collector Jim Witkowski, and area potter Otis Norris, presented an illustrated lecture, display, and pottery sale at the Kershaw County Fine Arts Center. 

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Mather Academy – A Mission To Educate African-American Children

Our program Sunday, May 3, 2009, attracted a large group to the new Auditorium at Camden High School.  Guest speakers included Mather graduates Congressman Jim Clyburn and Dr. Ernestine Adams, with Dr. Harvey S. Teal. On a part of the

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“Back to Historic Boykin” Spring Tour

Lovely Spring weather added to the pleasures of Society members who joined us in going BACK TO Boykin, SC on March 22, 2009, to continue touring the historic rural community.

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The Wateree Canal

Society members filled the pews at historic Ebenezer Methodist Church in Lugoff  for our Feb. 15, 2009, program on an extensive nineteenth-century public works system that the State of South Carolina built on the west bank of the Wateree River.

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