3:00 pm

Conservation Matters: Sea Island Cotton

Town Hall (4475 Betsy Kerrison Parkway)

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION: Kiawah Island Town Hall Council Chambers (4475 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Kiawah Island, SC 29455)

Join us on February 20 at 3PM for a comprehensive history of sea island cotton in South Carolina as told by Dr. Richard Porcher.

The story of sea island cotton, as told by Dr. Porcher, encompasses planting, cultivation, harvesting, ginning, and market preparation, along with the reasons for its demise as an important agricultural and economic force. Dr. Porcher will present descriptions of South Carolina’s cotton plantations, including plantation architecture and biographical information about the owners.

This program is co-sponsored by the Kiawah Conservancy and the Kiawah Island Community Association

Seating is limited. Please register your attendance at www.kiawahconservancy.org/news-and-happenings or by contacting the Kiawah Conservancy office at 843-768-2029 or beverly@kiawahconservancy.org.