Home to Native American tribes, a paradise for pirates, and a strategic military outpost, Daufuskie held enslaved Africans brought by plantation owners as chattel to build their wealth. After the Civil War and occupation by Union soldiers, freed slaves from the Sea Islands and surrounding states settled on the island as landowners and sharecroppers. Explore the island’s diverse history and present day allure with Daufuskie local Jenny Hersch.
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Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Fireproof Building
100 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401