Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site will present a special talk and tour that looks at the impact the Emancipation Proclamation had on black and white families in the South 150 years ago. “Emancipation: A Black & White Experience” will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 10 a.m. The program also includes looking at how the Emancipation Proclamation was viewed by most CSRA residents of the time, its coverage in the newspaper, etc. The program consists of a short presentation, a tour of the historic grounds and buildings and a discussion of what the proclamation meant to local residents. Cost will be $8/adult, $6.50/S.C. seniors and $5/ages 6-16. The plantation is located at 181 Redcliffe Road in Beech Island, S.C. For more information, please contact the park at 803-827-1473 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe to learn more about the park.
Thank you to Lillian Wan and Elizabeth Laney for notifying the Georgia Room of this important event!
by Aspasia Luster