2020 marks the 350th anniversary of the founding of Charleston, SC. As part of the year-long commemoration, Charles Towne Landing SHS will host a lecture series focusing on the early history of Charles Towne and the Carolina colony. Presentations will begin at 7:00pm. The first lecture, "Anticipating Charles Towne: Charters, Proprietors, Constitutions, & the First Fleet" will be presented by Charles Towne Landing's park historian John Hiatt. Series Schedule 1) March 11 - John Hiatt - Anticipating Charles Towne: Charters, Proprietors, Constitutions, & the First Fleet. 2) April 8 - Eric Poplin - Native Americans in the Charleston Harbor Area, 1650-1715. 3) May 27 - John Hiatt - The Misadventures of the Three Brothers: Provincial Carolina's First Diplomatic Incident. 4) June 10 - Dan Bell - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Tricentennial at Charles Towne Landing. 5) July 8 - Nicole Isenbarger - Digging Deeper: Updates on the Archaeology of 1670s Charles Towne. 6) August 12 - Joseph McGill - Slavery at Early Charles Towne and the Slave Dwelling Project. 7) September 9 - Andrew Agha - And Now for Something Completely Different: An Alternative View of 1670s Charles Towne Through English Property Relations and Improvement.
Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
Doors will open at 6:30pm, lectures at 7:00pm