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McLeod Plantation Historic Site

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325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
843-762-9514 CharlestonCountyParks.com/McLeod

November 2016

Poetry Reading and Book Signing featuring award-winning Kendra Hamilton

November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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$6 – $10

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host the first poetry reading in partnership with James Island Arts at McLeod Plantation Historic Site on Sunday, Nov. 13. Poet Kendra Hamilton will do a reading at 2 p.m. Dr. Hamilton is a Charleston native and award-winning writer who has been featured on C-SPAN, NPR, and at the Spoleto Festival USA. Her poetry appears in The Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets…

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Poetry Reading and Book Signing featuring award-winning Kendra Hamilton at McLeod Plantation

November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host the first poetry reading in partnership with James Island Arts at McLeod Plantation Historic Site on Sunday, Nov. 13. Poet Kendra Hamilton will do a reading at 2 p.m. Dr. Hamilton is a Charleston native and award-winning writer who has been featured on C-SPAN, NPR, and at the Spoleto Festival USA. Her poetry appears in The Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets…

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April 2017

Hops and Vines

April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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$15 – $20

Wine, beer, live music and food trucks at the James Island plantation Charleston County Parks is proud to introduce a new evening event at beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic Site! Hops and Vines debuts April 13. The new special event will feature live music, beer, wine and a food truck, in the gorgeous setting of this historic site. Interpreters will also be at the event to illustrate the storied history of McLeod Plantation. Hops and Vines takes place from 5-8 p.m.…

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August 2017

McLeod Plantation Historic Site hosts Pop-up Photography Exhibit: Pete Marovich’s Shadows of the Gullah Geechee

August 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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$6 – $15

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host a one-day pop-up photography exhibit at McLeod Plantation Historic Site. On Sunday, Aug. 20, award winning photographer Pete Marovich will show selections from his exhibit entitled Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the historic site on James Island. Marovich’s photographs explore the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga. to Mosquito Beach on Sol Legare Island, SC. His…

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January 2018

Lowcountry Kwanzaa presents Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony

January 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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Lowcountry Kwanzaa presents Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at Sankofa Burial Grounds & McLeod Plantation 325 Country Club Drive Charleston SC 29412.

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May 2018

Hops and Vines Returns to McLeod Plantation Historic Site

May 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
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One event on May 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm

McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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$15 – $20

Hops and Vines will feature live music from Dave Landeo and food from the Dashi Food Truck on Thursday, May 10. The event returns on May 24 with music from Emily Curtis and the Braised in the South food truck, which was winner of the 2017 Food Network show “Great Food Truck Race.” Interpreters will be on site to illustrate the storied history of McLeod Plantation. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 5:15 p.m. for a complimentary tour of the…

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Hops and Vines Returns to McLeod Plantation Historic Site

May 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
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One event on May 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm

McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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$15 – $20

Hops and Vines will feature live music from Dave Landeo and food from the Dashi Food Truck on Thursday, May 10. The event returns on May 24 with music from Emily Curtis and the Braised in the South food truck, which was winner of the 2017 Food Network show “Great Food Truck Race.” Interpreters will be on site to illustrate the storied history of McLeod Plantation. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 5:15 p.m. for a complimentary tour of the…

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April 2019

Poetry at McLeod with Glenis Redmond

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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The Poetry at McLeod reading series continues with activist poet Glenis Redmond. This reading series is presented in collaboration with The Poetry Society of South Carolina, Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission (CCPRC), the SC Humanities Council, the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, and South Arts in partnership with the SC Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. After the reading, poetry guests are invited on a guided tour of MPHS. This event is free to…

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May 2021

Poetry at McCleod with Teri Ellen Cross Davis

May 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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Free
Teri Ellen Cross Davis

Free to the first 50 who show up "for poetry,” and thereafter included with park admission. Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of a more perfect Union, winner of The Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize (2021, Mad Creek Books). Her debut collection, Haint (Gival Press 2016), won the Ohioana Book Award for Poetry.  A Cave Canem fellow and a member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective, her awards include Sewanee’s Writer Conference, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the…

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Poetry Workshop “Tell Me Your Names” with Teri Ellen Cross Davis

May 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
McLeod Plantation Historic Site, 325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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Free, reservations required
Teri Ellen Cross Davis

This generative workshop explores family and ancestry through poetry. Using close readings of Etheridge Knight, Rita Dove, Lucille Clifton, and more, we consider how poems can examine, celebrate, and/or reconsider history. Discussions may center around how persona and voice inform written work. Advanced registration is required due to pandemic: https://www.ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=12848

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