"African American history is culturally rich and important to our state. We need to do a better job of recognizing this. The mixing of the two cultures made our state what it is."
....Quote from the Governor's Task Force on Historic Preservation, May 2000.



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!! CALL FOR NOMINATIONS !!
On April 4 & 5, 2019, the South Carolina African Heritage Commission will celebrate twenty-five years at its annual "Preserving Our Places in History" celebration.
More information and Sponsor packages are available HERE.

Nominations are also being accepted for the 2019
"Preserving Our Places in History" Awards.
Go to This Link For information and a PRINTABLE Nomination Form.
Nominations are due NO LATER THAN Friday, February 22, 2019.
Purchase tickets HERE for SCAAHC's "Preserving Our Places in History" Gala, Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Archives and History Center in Columbia,
8301 Parklane Road, 29223. We hope to see you there!

Our mission.... is to support the efforts of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission to identify and promote the preservation of historic sites, structures, buildings, and culture of the African American experience in South Carolina, and to assist and enhance the efforts of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

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