South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office Calendar

Posted By Bill Payer on Aug 20, 2022 | 0 comments

What’s coming up in September…..

Conferences / Workshops & Training / Events

State Constitutions Exhibit at the Department of Archives & History, ongoing. “All Political Power is Vested in and Derived from the People” The Constitutions of South Carolina  is an exhibit of the recently conserved South Carolina Constitutions of 1776, 1778, 1790, 1861, 1865, 1868, and 1895. This is a rare opportunity to view the Constitutions of South Carolina, and is the first time these foundational documents have been displayed together for public viewing. The free exhibit is at the South Carolina Archives & History Center at 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia. It is open Monday – Saturday 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (On Saturdays the building closes from Noon – 1:00 P.M. for lunch).

The Slave Dwelling Project Conference: The Stono Rebellion and the Atlantic World, September 8-10, 2022, Charleston and online. Held in conjunction with a month-long commemoration of the 1739 Stono Rebellion, the 7th national conference will offer a hybrid format, with in-person activities in and around Charleston and a number of live-streamed virtual events. Click here for more information and to register.

NEW SC Federation of Museums Conference, September 14-16, 2022, Spartanburg. This year’s annual conference theme is “Embracing Change: The Persistence of Memory & Resilience.”  For more information about the program and registration visit this link.

American Association for State and Local History Conference, September 14-17, 2022, Buffalo, NY (in person) and November 1-4 (online). Started in 2021, AASLH offers a dual format conference: two meetings, one in-person and one online, joined by a single theme Right Here, Right Now: The Power of Place. The 2022 AASLH Annual Conference will be held September 14-17 in Buffalo with the 2022 Virtual Conference following on November 1-4. Click here for more information about the 2022 conference and to register.

Georgia Historic Preservation Conference, September 19-23, 2022, online. The conference will be presented by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the Georgia Historic Preservation Division (HPD), and the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC). More information is available on the conference webpage.

Second Annual Sacred Places Summit, September 21-22, 2022, online. Sponsored by the National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (NATHPO) the theme THPOs at 30 – Making Meaningful Mean Something celebrates the 30th anniversary of the 1992 amendments to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) that created the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) program. Tribal, federal and state agency, legislative, and industry voices will engage in how to create lasting, transformational changes to Protect Native Places. Registration and sponsorship information is on the Summit website.

American Cultural Resources Association Annual Conference, September 21-25, 2022, San Antonio, TX. The conference theme, CRM: Bridging Agencies, Industries, and the Community, highlights the role cultural resource management firms fill in historic preservation, archaeology and public history. For more information, visit

Preserving the Historic Road International (PHRI) Conference, September 22-24, 2022, Portland, OR. The conference will consist of panel discussions, a working field session to two historic roads in the Portland area, breakout working groups, and facilitated large group discussions. For more information go to Registration ends September 10, 2022. Questions? Contact Mr. Terry H. Klein at

Preserving Historic Cemeteries Workshop, September 29, 2022, Columbia. The program will introduce ideas and plans to help successfully preserve historic cemeteries important to you and your community. Speakers include those who actively identify, preserve, and maintain historic cemeteries. The workshop will be held at the SC Archives & History Center located at 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC and is sponsored by the SC Archives and History Foundation. The complete program schedule, registration fees, and printable registration form is available at To register on-line:

For additional information, contact Donna Foster at (803)896-0339 or

2022 Research Symposium: Historic Cemeteries in Cultural Contexts, Local to Global, October 24-25, 2022, Clemson University. The Woodland Cemetery and African American Burial Ground Historic Preservation Project and the Legacy Council at Clemson University are organizing the 2nd annual Research Symposium featuring sessions from the public, professionals, scholars, and graduate students who are working to research, publicize, and/or memorialize historic cemeteries and burial grounds. For more information about the symposium click here.

Preservation North Carolina 2022 Annual Conference, October 27-28, 2022, Winston-Salem, NC. Registration is now open, for more information visit Early-bird pricing ends September 30. Prices will increase October 1. Registration will close Wednesday, October 19.

PastForward National Preservation Conference, November 1-4, 2022, online. For more information visit the conference webpage.

Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, November 2-5, 2022, Memphis, TN. For more information visit

Association for Preservation Technology International Annual Conference, November 7-12, 2022, Detroit, MI. Registration is now open for the APT annual conference which will feature educational and field sessions, exhibits and more. For more details visit the conference website.

4th Annual American Revolution Symposium, November 19, 2022, Columbia. Registration is now open for the symposium featuring talks on General Francis Marion, the Battle of Kings Mountain, examples of wartime heroism, and more. View exhibits of Revolutionary War themed books, the exhibit of “All Political Power is Vested in and Derived from the People”: The Constitutions of South Carolina, art work, and Francis Marion’s Pistol and Powder horn. Lunch is included. Please see the conference brochure for the complete schedule and fees. Questions? Contact Donna Foster,

9th Preservation Policy Forum: A Critical Examination of New Design in Historic Contexts, March 2023, Charleston. The Clemson University/College of Charleston Graduate Program in Historic Preservation will be hosting the forum. More information is available here.

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