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Upcoming Program: “Jak Smyrl’s Camden & Kershaw County”

The Kershaw County Historical Society invites you to our Society Program on Sunday afternoon, July 24, 2022, 3 p.m. at the Woolard Technology Center (WTC) at 70 Innovation Drive, Camden, SC, a cool place to enjoy in hot July! This

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“Growing Up Southern—Then and Now”

The Kershaw County Historical Society invites you to our Society Program on Sunday afternoon, June 5, 2022, 3 p.m. at Liberty Hall, Revolutionary War Visitor Center, 212 Broad Street, Camden, SC (beside Historic Camden). Come early. A great place and

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Moving Forward!

The Kershaw County Historical Society has been ON THE MOVE—literally. The historic Bonds Conway House, which has served for 42 years as the Society’s headquarters at 811 Fair Street, Camden, was moved with great excitement on March 30 to a

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Upcoming October Program

The Kershaw County Historical Society with The Camden Community Band Hope to see you at our program With Pride of Community Sunday afternoon, October 22, 2017 Visit the Kendall Mill Historic District 1:00-2:45 Park at Wateree Baptist Church (2024 Haile

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Camden-Chronicle Independent Article: Kendall Mill Village tour, concert Sunday

The Camden-Chronicle Independent 17 Oct. 2017: Kendall Mill Village tour, concert Sunday. “With Pride of Community”— Visit Kendall Historic Mill District Oct. 22 As Historical Society and Community Band Offer Open-House Tours and Concert A fresh look at a resilient old section of

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September 2017 a Lively Meeting

A very interested group of 50 enjoyed speaker Michael Scoggins’ discussion of the Great Awakening and its effect on the Carolina Backcountry during the Revolution. The Sept. 24 Kershaw County Historical Society program at the Robert Mills Courthouse in Camden

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Carolina Backcountry History Program on Sunday, Sept. 24

Open to public, guests welcomed! Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3 p.m. Kershaw County Historical Society Program At the Historic Robert Mills Courthouse 607 Broad Street, Camden, SC Michael C. Scoggins Historian and Author To Speak on Carolina Backcountry History Historian

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A Great Day at the Bonds Conway House!

It was the July 20 gathering of descendants of Bonds Conway, builder of the c.1812 home now headquarters of the Kershaw County Historical Society. Outside and inside the house, family members from across the country reviewed their ancestor’s history. Bonds Conway was the first African American on local record to purchase his freedom from slavery.

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Peek at a recent program

KCHS Presents “The Cantey Papers” at the Camden Archives

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The Cantey Family Papers

  Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, 3 p.m. Kershaw County Historical Society Program At the Camden Archives & Museum 1314 Broad Street, Camden, SC ……………………….. Enjoy insights into the working world of historians who put “bits and pieces” together to weave

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