October’s Evening Program offered by the Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) on Thursday, October 14, will explore the long and storied history of The Citadel.
Tessa Updike, the archivist for The Citadel’s Daniel Library, will recount the 180-year history of this Charleston landmark, founded as a military academy in 1842 in what had been the city’s armory, which stood on what is now Marion Square. Today’s student body of some 2,300 at the school’s Ashley River campus makes up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets.
All Seabrook Island residents and guests are welcome to attend. Registration is available at sinhg.org/events-page. There is a $5 charge for non-SINHG members.
-Submitted by Norm Powers, for SINHG
(Image credit: https://go.citadel.edu/)