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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 250 finished each of the first two races, on May 4th and May 11th, and we expect even more runners and walkers to

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

Come 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 demonstrations of cannon and musket firings. Enjoy lunch and refreshments at

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, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in Founders’s Hall at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Park. The speakers and their areas of specialization

5 Mar

New Year’s Day Run; Board of Directors Meeting

The 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 a course that started at Founders Hall  and wound through oak-lined

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 hot homemade soups and home-baked cornbread.  We have added a 10K Race as well. It’s not too late to register, but time is

27 Dec

5K 2015 New Year’s Day – Save the Date!

Registration is now open for the New Year’s Day 2015 5K on January 1, 2015.  Register online today! Children and adults are invited to

13 Dec

Autumn 2014 At Charles Towne Landing

The year 2014 has raced by faster than any other in my memory; it seems way too early to have AUTUMN appear for

13 Dec

The Semi-Annual Belk Charity Event

Shop at Belk and raise funds for the park on Saturday, November 8.  Buy your $5 ticket at the park’s Visitor’s Center or at Belk the morning of the sale.

The Semi-Annual Belk Charity Event will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 6am – 10am. The

28 Sep

President’s Corner

In this issue of the snail-mail Newsletter, you will find articles by Board of Directors members Sarah Stuhr, Betty White, Haywood Titchener and Lisa Deaton; Park Manager Rob Powell, and Animal Forest Curator Jillian DeJorge-Davis. Their articles cover the broad spectrum of activities and programs at

9 Jun
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