Contemplating the sheer age of a city like Charleston, a certain degree of loss is not only expected, it is unavoidable. As it is said, though, not all that is lost is forgotten, and Charlestonians have long memories. Through historic records, plats, maps and modern archaeology, the “Holy City” still holds onto these once quite prominent spaces and places, now mostly torn down, burned up, paved over or otherwise just vanished. Join Grahame Long, Director of Museums for Historic Charleston Foundation and author of Lost Charleston for a closer examination of that which once was. A book signing will follow.
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.
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Proceeds from all Festival of Houses and Gardens events
benefit the preservation and advocacy initiatives of Historic Charleston Foundation.
Thank you for supporting our mission and our work to protect and preserve these cultural and historic resources!