Beech Island Historical Society Meeting
DATE: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842
FEATURED SPEAKER: Our program will be the showing of the movie, "Discovering Dave — Spirit Captured in Clay," a documentary about the Edgefield, SC, slave potter David Drake, who used his skills as a craftsman to create beautiful, utilitarian pottery in the 1800s. George Wingard, program coordinator for the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program at SRS and producer of the film will be on hand to answer any questions and comment on the film. He also will bring a Dave vessel he helped unearth in 2006 which inspired the film.