Tuesday, March 26th
12 — 1 p.m.
Research Roundtable | Women's History
Seibels House : 1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Where were the women?
Rethinking outdated narratives at historic sites
Since Columbia’s founding in 1786, public history efforts, including the naming of streets and buildings, have been primarily framed around the accomplishments of white men. But what if long-held beliefs about who owned and lived at these sites, which are often codified in places like the National Register of Historic Places, are wrong? Join Katharine Allen, research and archives manager, as she discusses new research discoveries at two well-known properties in the Robert Mills District and how public historians might interpret these places in the future.