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Hibernian Hall

Charleston’s Irish: From Sullivan’s Island to “The Joe”

March 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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If you are one of the 33 million Americans who claim Irish heritage, or if you just love the “wearin’ o’ the green,” prepare for St. Patrick’s Day with over 350 years of South Carolina’s Irish history. In addition to well-known figures like Andrew Jackson and Joe Riley, many others of  Irish descent have contributed to the culture of the city and the state. Dr. Joe Kelly, Director of Irish American Studies at the College of Charleston, will share their stories.

Food for Thought Luncheon Lecture Series:
This is an event in the Food for Thought Luncheon Lecture Series. The luncheon lecture series takes place in an informal setting at the historic Captain James Missroon House, c. 1808. Join us atop Charleston’s High Battery and enjoy a commanding view of Charleston Harbor and the antebellum mansions along East Battery. Please note there is limited seating capacity as we will be socially distancing.

Participants will enjoy a casual light lunch of salads and sandwiches.

There is limited off-site parking.

Ticket Information:

  • Advance purchase is required.
  • $55 per person
  • A 3% processing fee will be added to the purchase of these tickets upon checkout.
  • All ticket purchases are refundable until March 1. If, after March 1, Historic Charleston Foundation cancels the event due to COVID concerns, the ticket price will be refunded. Please read the Ticket Sales Policy.

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