In 2020, the City of Charleston and its citizens will commemorate its 350th anniversary of the arrival of English settlers from Barbados to Charles Towne Landing in 1670 and share Charleston’s full and accurate story up to the present day. Throughout the year, we will honor the customs, diverse cultures, and rich heritage through a deep reflection and true representation of the city’s history.
Charleston 350 is seeking a group of community volunteers who are interested in history, savvy with social media and available to support a digital campaign to help commemorate Charleston’s 350 Commemoration. Volunteer opportunities will be available at future events.
In order for the Charleston 350 Commemoration to offer a wide array of programming for the city of Charleston’s residents, neighbors and visitors, it is imperative that local organizations, municipalities, and businesses take an active role in the commemoration. It is the city’s desire that every citizen and visitor have an opportunity to learn, reflect and grow by taking part in the Charleston 350 Commemoration. In order to accomplish this goal, partnering events will be an essential part of the Commemoration. These events represent the heart and soul of the Charleston 350 Commemoration.
With the generous support of the Coastal Community Foundation, a special Charleston 350 Commemoration Fund has been established to support the mission and vision of the Charleston 350 Commemoration. Your gift to Charleston 350 starts here.
Leaving a legacy is an essential goal of the Charleston 350 Commemoration. By being a sponsor, the Commemoration will be able to explore creative ways to share our story with the community, in ways that will last a lifetime.
Interested in having a 350 speaker share Charleston’s history with you? Let us know. There are many ways we can share Charleston’s history. Whether we connect via Zoom, on a conference call or over FaceTime, we have local historians who can answer your Charleston 350 questions.
Are you a local artisan or merchant wanting to help commemorate Charleston’s 350th anniversary? Let us know about your merchandise and how you would like to promote it.