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Latest News

Read the 2016-2017 Annual Report

Friends President Gary Nichols presenting the Friends’ contribution to Park Manager Rob Powell.

The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Charleston area disrupted the

15 Oct

5K Race the Landing Series for 2017 is Off and Running

With two races already finished, the final three races are just around the corner: on June 1, June 8, and July 13, 2017. Over

30 May

Animal Forest Special Event

On March 11, the  Landing celebrated the addition of a two new habitats  to the Animal Forest: one is a large fenced-in  area

8 May

Annual Founders Day at the Landing

Baker_062507_0237Come to the Landing on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10:00am to 5:00 pm, and celebrate the founding of Charles Towne at the Annual Founders Day.  See special demonstrations of period crafts as well as

3 Apr

The Second Annual Race the Landing Runners’ Clinic

The Second Annual “Race the Landing”  Runners’ Clinic, sponsored by the Friends of Charles Towne Landing,  will be held on Monday, March 20,

5 Mar

New Year’s Day Run; Board of Directors Meeting

5knewyearThe New Year’s Day 5K Recycle, Reuse and Renew Race the Landing was a great success, with 257 participants on hand. The race kicked off at 8:30 am on a cool and pleasant morning, along

6 Jan


Become a Volunteer


We need you!

We are always looking for volunteer involvement. Here are some ways to get involved.

  • Animal Forest
  • Guided Tours
  • Race the Landing
  • Archaeological Digs
  • Beautification

“Working with the animals has been always very special to me. But I think the dedication of all the staff at Charles Towne Landing is what really took me by surprise. Every zookeeper I’ve met over the last 11 years is there, outside, in all kinds of weather. It makes me proud just to be there alongside them.”
– Randy Sitton, Animal Forest Volunteer

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Friends of Charles Towne Landing is a nonprofit organization dedicated to perpetuating and celebrating South Carolina’s birthplace above and beyond the means and resources given to the park’s yearly operational budget by the state of South Carolina. Read more