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Gullah Culture – Art, Food and History

April 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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A Lowcountry native, Miriam Green is immersed in the Gullah traditions and culture. As Mayor of Awendaw, a small coastal town in the Lowcountry, and owner of Buckshot’s in McClellanville, a restaurant favored by locals, Mayor Green is a strong advocate for the preservation of the Gullah Geechee culture. Join her for fascinating insight into how the Gullah Geechee people have influenced the Lowcountry culture from art to history to food…and be sure to ask her about her highly acclaimed okra purloo!

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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