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Latest News

2019 Race the Landing 5K Series

Before there was a bridge, there was the landing.

Before Conde Nast chose Charleston as our nation’s best city, the settlers thought it was

24 Apr

Charles Towne Landing’s River Otters Are Participating in a Cognitive Research!

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The river otters at Charles Towne Landing’s Animal Forest are participating in cognitive research this summer. Dr. Parrish (Psychology professor) and Shona Sulzbach (senior Psychology

14 Jul

A Wish List For the Animal Forest

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If you plan to visit The Landing soon or if you are participating in the Race the Landing series  – please feel free to bring one of the below items for our friends in

12 Jun

Read to the HOG program at Charles Towne Landing

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Reading is “hogs” of fun, especially with Madame Mazell, the Animal Forest’s resident hog! Children are invited to come out to Charles Towne Landing and practice their reading skills in a fun atmosphere! This program is free with park admission, but registration is

5 May

Cannon Maintenance-Who Knew?

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One of the most popular programs we do is the cannon firing at Charles Towne Landing.  If you have ever experienced it, you will not forget it!  The ground shakes and sound is unmistakable! 

16 Apr


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
  • Archeological Digs
  • Beautification

And more

There are many more ways to get involved with our work at the park. Take a look at the opportunities listed and reach out to get involved.

Find out how you can be part of the work we’re doing to improve South Carolina’s birthplace.

See Opportunities


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