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“Shots Fired in the Backcountry”, Revolutionary War Lecture Series,
April 5@7:00 pm-8:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2022
“Shots Fired in the Backcountry”
Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 7:00 PM, Laurens County Museum Witherspoon Building,
116 South Public Square, Laurens, SC, 29360
Durant Ashmore, Historian and Battlefield Preservationist, will set the stage for the first armed conflict in the Revolutionary War south of Lexington and Concord which occurred in the SC Backcountry. The discussion will focus on the First Siege of Ninety Six, the Battle of the Great Canebrake and the Snow Campaign (September, 1775–December, 1775). The Field Trip the following Saturday, September 11, will be to the Battle of the Great Canebrake site.
Laurens County Museum suggests a donation for each lecture of $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members, no donation for 18 years old and younger. Thank you for supporting the programs of the Laurens County Museum! (864)681-3678, laurenscountymuseum.org