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Slavery and War in Aiken County through the Reconstruction Era and Beyond

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Slavery and War in Aiken County through the Reconstruction Era and Beyond
Saturday, July 23rd at 10am
Join Dr. Walter Curry, Mr. Wayne O’Bryant, and Mr. Jerome Gaines for a presentation and discussion on slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction Era events leading up to the founding of Aiken County and beyond. This is an opportunity to learn about enslaved people and sharecroppers from their descendants, and the presentation will feature the personal family histories of the hosts and how local history ties into their families’ stories.
$10 per person. Registration required at 803-827-1473 or redcliffe@scprt.com
After the presentation, Dr. Walter Curry will be available to sign copies of his books The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from the Past and The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga, Vol. 1, A Narrative History, which will be offered for purchase in our gift shop as well as at renaissancepubllc.com

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site
181 Redcliffe Rd
Beech Island, SC 29842 United States
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Phone:
803-827-1479
Website:
https://southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe