Field trips

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019       Colonial Dorchester State Historic Park
Cancelled due to inclement weather
Admission charge: $2 adults, $1.25 seniors

About Colonial Dorchester:

From 1697 until the beginning of the Revolutionary War, the trading town of Dorchester flourished along the Ashley River, inland from colonial Charleston. Today, Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site’s remarkably preserved archaeological remains give visitors a peek into the early history of colonial South Carolina.

Abandoned at the start of the Revolutionary War, the town of Dorchester has all but disappeared, leaving only a handful of original structures remaining. Visitors can stand below the towering remains of the brick bell tower of St. George’s Anglican Church, catch a glimpse of a log wharf during low tide or view the fort made of an oyster-shell concrete called tabby.

Please watch your email box:  most outings are “weather permitting.”Field trips are a great opportunity for people to get to know each other and make friends. It’s a good way to get inspired, be creative, and share knowledge and experiences. You can take photos; sketch; paint; explore; or just relax. It’s also an opportunity to invite guests to enjoy a Guild event.

We will leave the Summerville Parking Garage at 9:30 a.m. Please let me know you are coming. We don’t want to leave you behind. Contact: Jan Kelley at 843-425-8122

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