The American Revolution established The United States of America as a nation like no other. The causes, personalities, and relationships impact our governance, perceptions, and attitudes still today. This 1st Annual American Revolutionary War Symposium will focus on the American Revolution in South Carolina, a major, if not pivotal, site of war activities. While directed to those with an existing interest the Revolution it will capture the interest of both the novice and the expert. On Saturday, October 5, Keynote Speaker John Buchanan, author of The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution , Dr. Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy, Vice President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello, along with John Beakes, Mrs. Peggy Picket, Dr. Jim Piecuch, and John Allison will participate in a day-long program providing insight on South Carolina and the American Revolution.
Registration is $50 on or prior to September 20, registration after September 20 is $65, and Student Registration is $25 (a valid school ID is required). To register and for more information on this Symposium please visit https://scarchivesandhistoryfoundation.org/2018/12/20/2019-american-revolution-symposium/. For questions, please call 803-896-0339.
The 1st Annual American Revolutionary War Symposium is presented by the SC Archives & History Foundation and the SC Department of Archives and History with the support of South Carolina Humanities. The Symposium will be held at the SC Archives & History Center, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223.
The mission of South Carolina Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This not-for-profit organization presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that reach more than 250,000 citizens annually. South Carolina Humanities receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as corporate, foundation and individual donors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.
About the South Carolina Archives and History Foundation: Formed in 1993, the South Carolina Archives & History Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the programs and services of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.