Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies

Landmark Conference April 6-8, 2017 – Berkeley County


  1. Complete registration payment.
  2. Fill out the registration form.
  3. Click here to reserve a room at the Moncks Corner Inn.

Mepkin Abbey
1:00-3:00 Registration and Self-guided Tour at Mepkin Abbey
3:00 Guided Tour of the Monastery ($5 extra cost per person at the door)
3:00-6:00 Registration at Moncks Corner Inn

Old Santee Canal Park
Part 1
9:00 & 10:00 Planning and Zoning (Mr. Brad Sauls)
An overview of the National Register of Historic Places program, the role of the SC Dept. of Archives and History in administering the National Register program, and how this differs from local historic designation and local preservation ordinances. Planning and Zoning Continuing Education Credit. 

9:00 & 10:00 Eliza Lucas Pinckney: A Woman Planter (Dr. Faye Jensen)
11:00-11:30 Indigo Dying Demonstration at the Little David Shed
11:45-1:45 Annual Meeting and Luncheon under the Stoney Landing House
The Goose Creek Men: First Settlers of Berkeley County (Mayor Michael Heitzler)

Part 2
2:30 Indigo Dying Demonstration at the Little David Shed
3:00 Our Lost Heritage: A Cultural History of the Peoples and Plantations of Middle St. John’s Parish 1700-1942 (Dr. Richard Porcher)
4:30-6:00 Pinopolis Tour of Homes
6:30-8:30 Berkeley County Museum Cocktail Reception

Old Santee Canal Park
9:30 Preserving History: Collaboration to Save Ft. Fair Lawn (Mr. Doug Bostick)
11:00-1:00 Tours: Ft. Fair Lawn and St. James Goose Creek Chapel