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Lecture: The Green Book of South Carolina

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:30pm until 3:00pm

The Green Book of South Carolina is an online guide to African American cultural sites in our state. Guest lecturer will be Dawn Dawson-House, Corporate Communications Director at the South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. Dawson-House is a member of the SC African American Heritage Commission, creators of The Green Book of SC which features more than 300 African American Cultural destinations across the state. According to Dawson-House, 81 years ago, a travel guide was published for African-Americans listing safe harbors and welcoming establishments across the United States. It was known as The Green Book. Now it has been published again, but this time for travelers in our state as the first mobile web travel guide to African American cultural sites across South Carolina. The program will include the presentation and a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be served afterward. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. (803) 425-6050. Presented by Camden Archives and Museum and the African American Cultural Center of Camden. For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

Robert Mills Court House, 607 Broad St., Camden, SC 29020