June 24, 2006 - Cayce, SC

225th Anniversary celebration of the Patriot capture of Fort Granby

10:00 AM -----4:00 PM

Cayce Historical Museum

1800 12th Street

You will see:

" Lord Cornwallis discuss the Revolution with Gen. George Washington

1. Howard Burnham, Lord Cornwallis Actor

2. James Manship, Sr., George Washington Actor


Francis Marion Symposium II

The public is invited to participate in SC in the second Francis Marion Symposium, March 27, 2004.

Saturday, March 27, 2004 the Swamp Fox Murals Task Force of the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce will host FRANCIS MARION SYMPOSIUM II at the F. E. DuBose Campus Auditorium at Central Carolina Technical College, Manning, SC, 1 mile East of I-95, exit 122.

The symposium will feature at least four presentations, a reception on Friday evening and a bus tour of Revolutionary War sites. A dinner theater on Saturday night will feature Marion and Lee discussing the war. Presenters confirmed to date include Howard Burnham, Herb Puckett, Dr. Joe Stukes and Dr. Christine Swager. The registration fee of $100 covers all events. Early bird registration by March 1 is $90.

The Francis Marion Symposium II, March 27, 2004, will explore Marion & his militia, their tactics & effect on the Revolutionary War effort.  In Clarendon County with the site of Fort Watson & other important engagements, we have an important period, 1780-1781, when Marion & his Brigade thwarted the Brits and started the win of the American Revolution.  Walk the sites where Marion was most effective in the Santee River area. Step into History in SC March 27, 2004.

Information & details at www.francismarionsymposium.com and www.clarendonmurals.com.

Francis Marion Symposium II Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, 19 N. Brooks St. Manning, SC 29102, 803-435-4405 / 800-731-5253

George Summers 803-478-2645 , Chairman County Promotions Committee, Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, Manning, SC


Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site and the Kershaw County (S.C.) Historical Society will co-host a historical conference on the Camden Campaign of 1780, on April 2-4, 2004 in Camden, South Carolina. Included also will be an interpretation at the Camden battlefield and a guided bus tour of area Revolutionary War battle sites. The Program Committee invites proposals for papers and panels regarding the Camden Campaign (June-September, 1780) broadly conceived. Proposals should include a one-page abstract for each paper, outlining topic, thesis, and sources, and a brief c.v. for all participants. The committee also welcomes volunteers to serve as chairs and/or commentators. Please submit proposals for papers and full panels no later than November 1, 2003, to:

John R. Maass, Program Coordinator, 6978 Avery Road, Dublin, OH 43017, Maass.2@osu.edu

For information regarding the conference, contact: Joanna Craig, Director, Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, hiscamden@camden.net or (803) 432-9841.


Francis Marion Symposium, 25-27April 2003.   This Symposium is in support of our county-wide Swamp Fox Murals Project.   The first bus is about full & we're planning for the second.  Presenters are coming from SC, NC & MD, & our Brit to do Tarleton.   The reception is at Historic Land Courtyard on Friday evening & the (casual) dinner theater on Saturday night is featuring Gen. Marion and 'Bloody Ban" Tarleton (Dr. Joe Stukes and Howard Burnham) discussing the war years later.

Symposium site is at FE DuBose Career Center/ Central Carolina Tech Campus, I-95, Exit 122, 1 mile East on US 521, Manning, SC & starts Friday, 25 April 2003 at 1 PM.   History enthusiasts from all over are registering to experience  Marion & his brigade, as they thwarted the Brits.  Don't delay. Register today.   Call (478-2645) & still get the early special for 3 more days, $125 for 9 presentations, reception, lunch, dinner-theater, snacks, door prizes & 2 bus tours. Carole

Register at the Clarendon Chamber (803-435-4405 or 800-731-5253), 19 N. Brooks Street, Manning, SC 29102.  All events for 3 days is $150 ($250/couple).  (Early special for 3 more days $125 each or $225 per couple).  On space available basis: dinner theater alone is $30.

More details: www.francismarionsymposium.com  & www.clarendonmurals.com  (off site)


Should we resurrect the image of Banistre Tarleton? a Banistre Tarleton Symposium. (past)

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