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The Ponds, 151 Village Ponds Drive, Summerville, SC
Sunday, June 16, 2019, 2 – 3pm

On Sunday, June 16th at 2 pm, The Ponds invites the community to join Charles Philips of Brockington and Associates, one of the principal researchers into the history of the lands which comprise The Ponds, as he gives a presentation about the property’s history. The event is free, and reservations are required.

Nearly one half of the The Ponds is under a protective easement and is located in the Great Cypress Swamp along three natural lakes that together form the headwaters of the Ashley River in Dorchester County. From indigeneous Americans to colonial settlers and early Americans to 21st century families, many generations have called this land home. Significant archaeological exploration has taken place on the property to document each era’s impact on the land and to comprehend each population’s history.

The talk, presented by The Ponds Conservancy, takes place at the historically significant and restored Schulz-Lotz Farmhouse, 326 Hundred Oaks Pkwy, Summerville, SC 29483. Reservations are required due to limited space and can be made via email to or via phone call to 843.900.8556.

Event Type: Lecture/Discussion