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  • 03/02/2013 Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

    Gullah Heritage Programs

    Celebrate Gullah Heritage! The National Park Service, in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant,
    is sponsoring a series of free cultural programs at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
    every Saturday at 2:00 pm during March 2013.

    The Gullah people of the lowcountry preserve a culture rich in African elements.
    Programs range from craft demonstrations such as quilting, cast-net making and sweetgrass basket sewing
    to cooking, African drumming and story-telling, folk-tales, spirituals and other musical performances.

    This week's programs include:

    Veronica Gerald & Jesse Gantt: Gullah Cooking Demonstration
    Alada "Muima" Shinault-Small: African Tales Presentation
    NIA Productions: African Drumming & Dance Performance
    Vera Manigault: Sweetgrass Baskets Demonstration

    Location: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Carlin Timmons Contact Phone Number: (843) 881-5516

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