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Snow in the Lowcountry

Snow in the Lowcountry!

The zoo fared well throughout the snowstorm, but due to being heavily shaded, the Animal Forest trails remained icy and unsafe for visitors, forcing the zoo to remain closed for nearly one week after the initial snowfall. The river otters seemed oblivious to

30 Jan

It’s Good to Have Great Friends

A reason to smile: A brand new refrigerator/freezer! Say goodbye to the old leaky fridge, and say hello to this beauty! A brand new Turbo Air refrigerator freezer combo purchased courtesy of the Friends of Charles Towne Landing with funds donated by Mrs. Betty White.  It’s good to

30 Jan

Read the 2016-2017 Annual Report

Friends President Gary Nichols presenting the Friends’ contribution to Park Manager Rob Powell.

The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Charleston area disrupted the

15 Oct

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

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
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