Friends of the Laurens County Museum and the public are invited to a meeting Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at 5:00 pm, to view artifacts recently brought to light at Fort Lindley. The artifacts were discovered by the Backcountry Diggers, a superb metal detecting club. This meeting will be at the new Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building located at 116 S Public Square, Laurens, 29360.
Mr. Durant Ashmore, Revolutionary War enthusiast, will lead the meeting. Mr. Ashmore has been instrumental in encouraging preservation of several Laurens County Revolutionary War sites including Fort Lindley and Hayes Station. He leads tours and presents educational programs on Revolutionary War topics. His next tour will be Saturday, September 21, to Hayes Station in Laurens County, the site of a bloody massacre of Patriot soldiers by Loyalist Bill Cunningham.
Anyone interested in this important time in the history of our nation, and learning about the role the people of the Upstate played, is invited to attend.