2024 First Tuesday Events

All events are held on the First Tuesday of each month (except July) at the museum from 5:30-6:30 PM.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 | Paige Sawyer

Following in the Footsteps of Francis Marion. Paige will take us virtually around six blocks in our historic district and will identify several structures or areas where Francis Marion and his soldiers were harassing the British during their occupation of Georgetown.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 | Robin Salmon

Women of Brookgreen and Beyond. Hear about important 18th, 19th, and 20th century women connected to the Brookgreen property including Anna Hyatt Huntington, Rachel Moore Allston Flagg, Emily Esdaile Weston, Clemence Willett Hasell, Julia Mood Peterkin, and others.

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | Don Quattlebaum

White House Farms. Don, President of White House Farms, will talk about the history of rice in SC, the current rice industry, and a year in the life of a rice farmer. He will discuss the issues for farmers trying to grow rice.

Tuesday, August 6, 2024  |  Richard Camlin

Inside Look at Bellefield Plantation. A virtual tour that will give an “inside” look at this beautiful location and what life was like for Belle Baruch and her friends. Exterior structures on site will be showcased such as the stables, doghouse, Belle’s pool, pond, the Vereen House, and the Victory Garden.

Tuesday, September 3, 2024 | Dr. Lynn Hanson

Examining the History of Enslaved People at Hobcaw Barony. By the mid-19th century, Waccamaw River plantations averaged 1,000 acres and 100 slaves. Enslaved Africans’ knowledge of tidal cultivation of rice, skills, and strengths in diverse areas of plantation work resulted in millions of pounds of rice.