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Latest News

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

Animal Forest Enrichment Day At The Landing This Saturday, March 11, 2017

Join Jim Fowler, renowned naturalist and former host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, as he welcomes  to the Animal Forest collection two

8 Mar

The Second Annual Race the Landing Runners’ Clionic

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

New Years’ Day Race; Animal Forest News; New Board Member

The popular 5K Race the Landing on January 1st, 2017 kicks off at 8:30 am, and concludes with awards and a variety of

27 Dec

Board of Directors Report to the Friends of Charles Towne Landing: Spring 2016

Since the previous report in September 2015 from the Board to the Friends, a number of exciting and positive developments have reinforced and

29 Mar


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