Join the WeGOJA Foundation, HubCity Press, and Historic Columbia for a presentation and book signing of The Green Book of South Carolina: A Guide to African American Cultural Sites. Compiled by the WeGOJA Foundation (on behalf of the SC African American Heritage Commission), this is a first-of-its-kind travel guide to the most tourist-friendly destinations offering visitors avenues to discover intriguing African American history as they travel the state.
Organized by region and illustrated with more than 80 color photographs by Joshua Parks, this guidebook presents a curated selection of over 200 museums, monuments, historic markers, schools, churches, and other public lands. Features a foreword by Dr. Darlene Clark Hine, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Michigan State University where she served as the John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of History. The Green Book of South Carolina is a collaborative release by Hub City Press, the WeGOJA Foundation and the International African American Museum. Sponsored by the City of Spartanburg and the Denny's Corporation.
Important Event Details for the Green Book of South Carolina Book Signing
The event will take place at the Boyd Horticultural Center Greenhouse on the grounds of the Hampton-Preston Mansion on Sunday, February 19. Please enter via the Gatehouse on the Pickens Street side or the back gate off Laurel Street. Please note that onsite parking at the Laurel Street entrance is reserved for those who need easy accessibility to the Boyd Horticultural Center. We recommend parking in the lot of the Richland One Administrative building next door or making use of the ample street parking.
This event is proudly sponsored by WeGOJA Foundation, Hub City Press, and Historic Columbia.