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The French Huguenots in SC. Dr. Timothy Drake

The French Huguenots in SC.  In 1562, Jean Ribaut and a small group of Huguenots established  a short-lived settlement called Charlesfort at what is today known as Parris Island, South Carolina. It would be much later before a success group settled in SC.  Although the Huguenots settled along almost the entire eastern coast of North America, they showed a preference for what are now the states of Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and South Carolina.  The first wave of French Huguenots came to South Carolina in the 1680s. They established the settlement Jamestown on the Santee River north of Charles Town, and elsewhere in the lowcountry. 

Thursday, August 18 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Emeritus College, Seminar Room 228 511 Westinghouse Road, Pendleton, SC

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Event Type

Seminars

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff, Postdocs

Departments

Emeritus College

Website

http://www.clemson.edu/emerituscollege

Cost

no cost

Contact Name:

Dr. Debbie Jackson

Contact Phone:

864-656-3990

Contact Email:

dbj@clemson.edu

Notes:

Please contact the Emeritus College (emerituscollege@clemson.edu) for the Zoom link for the program. Thank you.

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