Winter Lecture Series:People You Should Know: Remarkable South Carolinians, 1700 – 1860

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In 2014, the South Carolina Historical Society will present its seventh annual Winter Lecture series, People You Should Know: Remarkable South Carolinians, 1700 – 1860. Beginning Tuesday, January 21, noted historians will discuss the trailblazers who left an indelible mark and the events that shaped us all.

Jan. 21  Douglas MacIntyre  “DANGER: The Life and Times of William Thomson (1727-1796)”

Jan. 28  J. Brent Morris, Ph.D.  “‘The most hated man in the Beaufort District’: The Transformation of Planter-Turned-Abolitionist William Henry Brisbane”

Feb. 4  Courtney Tollison Hartness, Ph.D.  “Richard Furman: Minister, Educator, Patriot”

Feb. 11  Lacy Ford, Ph. D.  “James Petigru: Civic Reformer in an Age of Radicalism”

Feb. 18  Alexia Jones Helsley  “Rebecca Brewton Motte: Revolutionary South Carolinian”

Feb. 25  Nic Butler, Ph.D.  “Moses Brown of Chehaw and Charleston (1750-1819): The “Rosetta Stone” of Black Musicians in Early South Carolina”

March 4  Sarah Stroud Clarke  “Francis Yonge: An Archaeological Perspective of a Colonial Agent”

March 11  Mark Cheathem, Ph.D.  “Andrew Jackson, Southerner”