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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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Photo Review: “The Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill”

April 24, 2016: John Beakes speaking on “The Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill”

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Photo Review: “The Wateree: Before the Dams”

Feb. 21, 2016: Lon D. Outen speaking on “The Wateree: Before the Dams”

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Delightful “Conversation with John Buchanan”

On Sunday, October 25, Society members and guests enjoyed lively historian John Buchanan (The Road to Guilford Court House), who shared insights from his continuing studies of local Revolutionary exploits and personalities. Harvey Teal displayed artifacts recovered from Gen. Greene’s campsites

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