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Featured Items the Park Needs!

We reported in our latest newsletter that certain items and equipment could be put to good use at the park.  If you want

6 Jul

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 for a young bull elk, and the other a custom-built and spacious habitat for a mature bald eagle.  The Landing acquired the elk

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’ 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

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 keeper’s duties

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
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