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Lunch & Learn: The Grimke Sisters

  • Chapman Cultural Center 200 E St John St Spartanburg, SC, 29302 United States (map)

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Join Alice Henderson, professor of history at USC Upstate, as she recounts the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke.  The Grimke sisters were South Carolina natives whose family owned Belmont Plantation in Spartanburg County, where they spent formative summers in their youth.  Hear how their lives in South Carolina influenced them to take up the causes of abolition of slavery and women's suffrage and take their place among the most influential writers and lecturers of their day.

Lunch & Learns are held in the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room in the west wing of Chapman Cultural Center.

Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop.  Tickets and a limited number of lunches will be available at the door.

$5/ticket only; FREE/SCHA Members

$15/ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert)

Reserve tickets by clicking here or by calling Spartanburg Regional History Museum at (864) 596-3501 Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  NO RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER 5 P.M. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22.