Lives of Enslaved Women

181 Redcliffe RD
Beech Island, SC 29842


This one-day symposium is an intimate and unvarnished look at the lives of women enslaved on southern plantations. Special guests include renowned slave interpreters Kitty Wilson-Evans and BJ Caldwell, as well as genealogist and author Elvin Thompson (“The Blood Running Through My Veins”). There is a $35 admission fee which includes lunch & snacks, a special booklet created for the workshop, resources for researching and documenting the lives of enslaved women, and a free tour of Redcliffe Plantation SHS. Spots for this symposium are limited. Participants must register in advance. A flyer and tentative schedule for the event can be found online at

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Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

181 Redcliffe RD
Beech Island, SC 29842



  • What to Bring : Dress warmly for February programs.
  • Event Hours : 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Fee : $35/participant - includes lunch, site tour, special research materials and more. Pre-registration REQUIRED.