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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

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 new animals: an elk and a bald eagle. There will be featured programming throughout the day, and Mr. Fowler will preside over the

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, 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

Jillian DeLorge-Davis is Employee of the Year 2014

Park Ranger Rob Powell with Employee of the Year Jillian DeLorge-Davis

The first annual Volunteer-Staff Appreciation Dinner, following many years of honoring volunteers only was hosted by the Friends of Charles Towne Landing on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Friends wanted to honor

9 Jun