2016 Lecture Series
Aiken County through the Decades
All Lectures will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Ballroom at Banksia
- January 19, 2016 Owen Clary
Aiken’s Golden Age/The Big Four 1830-1860
A comprehensive look at the four men most active and influential in Aiken during this time.
- January 26, 2016 Del Hickey
Historic Homes of Aiken: A Visual Stroll 1870-1930
A look at some of the homes built for the Winter Colony and an overview of the occupants.
- February 2, 2016 David Tavernier
Aiken’s French Connection 1860-1880
The French roots of the Eustis family and the family’s role as the Confederacy’s representative to France during the Civil War.
- February 9, 2016 Panel 1900-1950
Old Aiken Families/Farmers and Merchants
A discussion by members of Aiken families about the many changes in Aiken County and its residents over the decades.
- February 16, 2016 Allen Riddick 1950-2000
The Coming of SRS and Its Effect on Aiken: A Slide Presentation
A look at the growth and changes in Aiken County caused by the presence of the Savannah River Site.
Fee for all five lectures:
$25 per person if a current member of FRIENDS
$35 per person if not a current member of FRIENDS (includes a one-year membership in the Friends)
$50 for two individuals residing at the same address if current household member of FRIENDS
$65 for two individuals if not current member of FRIENDS (includes a one-year Family membership in the FRIENDS)
$10 per individual lecture (on a space available basis)
REGISTRATION BEGINS DECEMBER 8, 2015.
PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION
Register in person at the Museum (during regular business hours) or send payment with a note stating 2016 Lecture Series to the Museum at: 433 Newberry St. SW; Aiken, SC 29801