Tales of a Charlestonian in Barbados

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2017 - 6 p.m.

Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun Street, 29401 (map)

The small island of Barbados looms large in South Carolina history, and many Charlestonians dream of visiting this “hearth” of our local culture. Join CCPL’s historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated discussion of his recent trip to the island of Barbados, with an emphasis on historic sites and the deep cultural connections between our two communities.

 

Tales of a Charlestonian in Barbados

When: Tuesday, December 12 - 11:30 a.m.

Where: John's Island Regional Library

The small island of Barbados looms large in South Carolina history, and many Charlestonians dream of visiting this “hearth” of our local culture. Join CCPL’s historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated discussion of his recent trip to the island of Barbados, with an emphasis on historic sites and the deep cultural connections between our two communities.

 

Charleston’s Victory Day 1782​​​​​​​

When: Tuesday, December 14 - 6 p.m.

Where: Main Auditorium

The massive British evacuation of Charleston on 14 December 1782 was effectively the conclusion of the American Revolution, and for many years was celebrated as a local holiday. Join CCPL’s historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a discussion of the details of the evacuation and its significance in commemorating the American victory in our Revolutionary War.