2020 Calendar Year

20 Jan 2020 – Speaker – David H Brown. Topic – “Only Death (Tragedy in Williamsburg)”. A historical fiction account based on a actual event that occurred in three South Carolina counties in the year 1870. Primarily Williamsburg and involving Georgetown and Charleston.

17 Feb 2020 – Speaker – Dr. Glen Browder. Topic – Dramatic developments signal end to debate about Cheraw Indians and Turkish people in Sumter County.

Cancelled 16 Mar 2020 – Speaker – Fritz Hamer, PhD. Topic – “World War I Pilots from South Carolina.” The presentation will focus on Elliott White Springs from Lancaster SC and Ervin Shaw from Alcolu and Sumter SC. (Cancelled)

Cancelled 20 Apr 2020 – Speaker – Clay Lowder, MD. Topic – “Winners Travel, A Doctor’s Guide to Mental, Spiritual and Physical Health”, based on his book published in 2019. (Cancelled)

Cancelled 18 May 2020 – Speaker – Charles “Charlie” D Walton. Topic – “Good stories to share about genealogy, research and about the Mormon facilities and how to access them”

21 Sept 2020 Speaker – Stoney Hilton. Topic – Discussing his 14 years as a docent at the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley Laboratory in Charleston.

19 Oct 2020 – 21 Sept 2020 Speaker – Charles “Charlie” D Walton. Topic – “Good stories to share about genealogy, research and about the Mormon facilities and how to access them” ***See Location change

19 Oct 2020 – Speaker – Linda Rogers Weiss. Topic – J. B White, Sr., and his marriage to Judith Grier and how that connection would put his descendants in line for memberships in the SC Huguenot Society and First Families of SC.

16 Nov 2020 – Speaker – Stoney Hilton. Topic – The Confederate submarine, H.L. Hunley. Stoney was a Docent/Tour guide at the Hunley Conservation Lab in North Charleston, SC, for 14 years.

SCGS Membership Meetings are held at Swan Lake Presbyterian Church, 912 Haynsworth St, Sumter SC 29150, however

****Location change for our Sept & Oct Meeting will be at Sumter County Museum, Ross S McKenzie Hall, 122 N Washington St, Sumter SC 29150