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In the Interim of Coronavirus Covid-19

Since our most recent Society program (Feb. 16, 2020, see views below), we have all been thrust into the present history-making period of unexpected changes, adaptations, and waiting. Now in mid-May we pause broad societal reflections to mark within that

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Upcoming—Historical Society Program February 16

Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 3 p.m., to meet at Post 17 American Legion Hall (Corner West DeKalb & York St., Camden, SC) A Camden Journalist in the Civil War— Capt. Thomas J. Warren presented by Dr. Allen H. Stokes,

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Year 2020 kicks off fresh

“Continuing the legacy,” our Society work rolls forward! Anticipate details to be posted shortly for our first meeting of the year, Sunday,  Feb. 16, at the same place we met for our last meeting, at Post 17 American Legion Hall

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December 8 Holiday Special, Timeless Asset

Sunday, December 8, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Open House Drop-In for Our Book Sales At the Bonds Conway House 811 Fair Street, Camden, SC STOCK UP YOUR SHELVES and FILL YOUR GIFT BAGS with our LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS Browse, read, tour, converse,

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Thank You, Kathee! Oct.20 Highlights

At the Kershaw County Historical Society members’ business meeting October 20,  2019, held at Camden’s Post 17 American Legion Hall, president Tony Scully on behalf of the Society appreciatively thanked Kathee Stahl for 35+ years of devoted service as executive

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Volunteer One for Harvey!

Happy Birthday to Harvey S. Teal, 91 years old today! If you want to please Harvey with a “gift” today, volunteer your help to an individual or a group who can use a hand! Earlier this year, Harvey wrote a

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Cousins Gather at Bonds Conway House

Saturday, June 29, 2019, was a busy and fun day for Society members who greeted about 100 visitors to our headquarters, the Bonds Conway House. Descendants of the Conway and allied families of this area, many of them had traveled

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Boyd Saunders’ Presentation

Visit the highlights of our May 19, 2019, KC Historical Society program when artist Boyd Saunders described slides of artwork in progress during his of painting “The Battle of Hanging Rock” and signed copies of the recently published art book

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History Made Art—Painting the Battle of Hanging Rock

Sunday, May 19 at 3 p.m. Society Meeting in the County Council Room At the Kershaw County Government Center 515 Walnut Street, Camden, SC Artist Boyd Saunders, above at work in his studio, will speak at the KCHS program in

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History of Haile Gold Mine, Program Saturday, Jan. 26, 1 p.m.

Gold has attracted the enduring fascination of human beings since the beginning of time. The Kershaw County Historical Society and the Old Camden District Genealogical Society are together presenting a public program, “History of Haile Gold Mine,” on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Camden Archives and Museum, that will tap into that fascination with a local focus.

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