Historical Tourism: The Southern Campaign

The Revolutionary War Corridor - Southern Campaign.

 

 

CONGRESSMEN CLYBURN, NORMAN, AND RICE TO ANNOUNCE SOUTHERN CAMPAIGN OF THE REVOLUTION NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR LEGISLATION

(CAMDEN, S.C.) – U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC), U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman (R-SC), and U.S. Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) will hold a press conference to announce the introduction of the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor Act. This legislation, co-sponsored by all members of the South Carolina Congressional delegation, preserves and showcases significant Revolutionary War sites in both North and South Carolina. 

The bill authorizes $10 million over 15 years to protect, conserve, restore, promote and interpret the 8-mile-wide Heritage Corridor. The Corridor will be managed jointly by the University of South Carolina and the Culture and Heritage Museums of York. 

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Who:   U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn

            U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman

            U.S. Congressman Tom Rice

            Duane Parrish, Director, South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

            Ginny Zemp, Executive Director, Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

Dr. Lacy Ford, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Carolina

John Slaughter, Group Superintendent for the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks

Carey Tilley, Director of Historic Properties, Culture and Heritage Museums of York County

 

When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

11:00 AM

 

Where: Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

              Kershaw Cornwallis House

              Bull and Lyttleton Street entrance

  Camden, SC 29020

 

 

 

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