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Zoom at Noon:
18th Century Matters

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Take a break from your labors and join us for our lunch-time lecture series!

When?

Wednesdays at Noon

Dates

August 31st
September 7th
September 14th
September 21st

Read below for more information about each lecture. This is a "pay what you can" event. Donations in any amount are appreciated

Zoom at Noon Lecture Series

Aug 31st: The Charleston Tea Party

Speaker: John Young

Join the author of The Charleston Tea Party, John Young, as he recounts the at times frustrating, other times laughable, but always fascinating events that culminated in the Charleston's very own tea party on November 3, 1774.

Date: Wednesday, August 31st, 12:00 - 1:00PM

Price: This is a "pay what you can" event. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

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Sept 7th: Portrait of a Camp Follower

Speaker: Riley Sutherland

Scholar, Riley Sutherland, will discuss how female Continental Army employees negotiated their status with commanders, complicated post-war debates about citizenship, and used federal pension applications to create places for themselves in historical memory.

Date: Wednesday, September 7th, 12:00 - 1:00PM

Price: This is a "pay what you can" event. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

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Sept 14th: Race, Religion, & Responsibility

Speakers: Bird Jones & Marshall Highet

Join the authors as they talk about their new young adult novel, Blue-Eyed Slave which features the little-known story of Harry, enslaved from birth, and his school for slaves (1742-1765), as well as the story of the early Sephardic community in 18th century Charles Town.

Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 12:00 - 1:00PM

Price: This is a "pay what you can" event. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

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Sept 21st: Broad Street - At the Center
of Charles Town

Speakers: Margaret Eastman & Robert Stockton

Join authors Peg Eastman and Bob Stockton as they introduce some fascinating 18th century places and history of Charles Town. Their new book, Broad Street and Beyond is a collection of stories centered on, though not confined to, Charleston's most historic thoroughfare.

Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 12:00 - 1:00PM

Price: This is a "pay what you can" event. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

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