Archaeologists to share new findings about Lord Ashley with the public

Image by Wikipedia Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury.

The public will get a chance to learn more about the early years of South Carolina through recent archaeological findings and a lecture on Thursday at Charles Towne Landing.

Artifacts from Lord Ashley's plantation, discovered in 2009, will be available for public viewing on August 26th, at 6 p.m. at Charles Towne Landing's Founders Hall. Archaeologists Katherine Saunders and Andrew Agha will be presenting their findings during a lecture, followed by an exhibit and a reception. There is no admission fee.

More information, click here or call the park at (843) 852-4200.