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Native Plants of Southern Appalachia

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm until 7:30pm

Lecture given by Maxine Appleby who is a native of South Carolina. She was educated in Roebuck (District Six) Schools. She has undergraduate degrees from Winthrop College (BS. BA) and has done graduate work at the University of South Carolina and the University of Hawaii (M.Ed, Ph.D). She has taught in public, private and parochial schools for 51 years. This includes teaching at the university level in Hawaii, Missouri and South Carolina. Currently, she is an instructor in the Wofford College Lifelong Learning Program and has also taught local and Appalachian history at the Spartanburg County Historical Association. Her interests include Appalachian studies, Southern history, regional music, Native plants used for medicines, photography, travel and her Goldern Retrievers. She lives in the Roebuck community and Centennial Colorado. For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

301 E. South St.
Union, SC 29379
(864) 427-2556

This non-profit botanical garden is home to many plants with historical or current medicinal uses from around the world, with a special emphasis on those hailing from the Piedmont and Southern Appalachian corridor. Regular events scheduled. A SC Ag + Art Tour site. Other times by appointment only.