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MYSTERY OF A WATEREE SWAMP SKELETON

You will know about this true story if you are following the Historical Society’s monthly column! Are you reading it? The Kershaw County Historical Society column appears by permission for first printing on the second or third Friday of the

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Summer 2021 at the Bonds Conway House

Rain storms and high winds brought broken limbs, and grass and fences required regular attention outside our headquarters at the Bonds Conway House. Thanks to our volunteers who helped out! Our old-time pear tree, transplanted years ago we are told

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A Turning Point

An audience of more than 50 persons, socially distancing with lawn chairs and masks, encircled the front of the Camden Archives and Museum April 25, 2021, for the first Kershaw County Historical Society public program since the local outbreak of

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“A Turning Point” Invitation

At the Camden Archives & Museum Co-Sponsored by The Kershaw County Historical Society We invite you to observe a Revolutionary turning pointSunday afternoon, April 25, 2021240th Anniversary on this date of the Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill 3:00 p.m. Outdoor program

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Inviting You To Change 2020 to 2021

Your Renewal or New Membership helps us continue preserving Kershaw County History Thanks to our current Members! Your support has been faithful and has been valued in Covid year 2020. For what we hope to be a brighter year ahead,

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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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