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Latest News

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

Friends of Charles Towne Landing Annual Meeting, September 1, 2015

The Board of Directors and members of the Friends gathered in Founders Hall at the Landing for the Annual Meeting of the Friends

16 Oct

Rhoda Green and her husband Robert featured in NPR segment

Two of our Friends of Charles Towne Landing members were interviewed recently for a segment on the NPR radio program Morning Edition.  The segment is

26 Jul

From the Zoo….. So You Want to be a Zookeeper?

By Jillian Davis

Contrary to most beliefs, being a zookeeper doesn’t just consist of feeding and cleaning up after the animals. A

10 Jun

President’s Corner – Friends Report for Spring & Summer 2015

This has been a busy and productive spring season for the Friends and the Landing, as we move into the summer months. On

9 Jun

5K News Years Day Race the Landing was a big success!

The New Years Day 5K Run was a success! This year’s theme was Recycle, Reuse and Renew.

We RECYCLED t-shirts and awards from previous

7 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