All Day Event
Friday June 1, 2018
Columbia Borough Hall
305 Locust Street, Columbia, PA, 17512
$20.00 per person Category:
Mr. Joseph McGill, Jr. is a history consultant for Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, SC and the founder of The Slave Dwelling Project, Inc. His extensive experience in preservation and education includes positions as a field officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as Executive Director of the African American Museum located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as Director of History and Culture at Penn Center, St. Helena Island, South Carolina, and as a Park Ranger at Fort Sumter National Monument in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mr. McGill is also the founder of Company I 54th Massachusetts Reenactment Regiment in Charleston, South Carolina, the regiment portrayed in the award winning movie Glory. As a Civil War Reenactor, Mr. McGill participates in parades, living history presentations, lectures, and battle reenactments. He appears in the book Confederates in the Attic and is a member of the South Carolina Humanities Council Speakers Bureau. Mr. McGill is a native of Kingstree, South Carolina.
While in Columbia for the day, Joe McGill will be conducting a lecture at the Columbia Historic Preservation Societys Banner Hall. After the lecture enjoy a tour of the new museum exhibit, Underground Railroad; Destination Columbia, along with an abolitionist walking tour with Chris Vera.
Lecture Time 3:00 PM Tour Time: 4:30 PM Cost: $20.00 per person
For reservations please call (717)572-7149