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The Palmetto Tree: Defender of South Carolina

To commemorate the 236th anniversary of Carolina Day on June 28, CCPL's Charleston Archives manager and public historian, Dr. Nic Butler, explains how South Carolinians used palmetto trees during the American Revolution to fortify Sullivan's Island, James Island and downtown Charleston to successfully deflect a British invasion.

Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m.
James Island Library

Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m.
Main Library