Lafayette and the Rights of Man

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August 2, 2016 @ 16:00 – 17:00
Santa Elena History Center
1501 Bay St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Cost; $10.00

Instructor:  William S. Davies, Jr.

While most South Carolinians know who Lafayette was, the details of his life and his contributions to the cause of American liberty, both military and political, and his 1824-1825 tour of our country, including South Carolina, are not well known.

This presentation will not only touch on the above information but will also focus on Lafayette’s life and his connections to South Carolina as well as his lifelong dedication to protecting the rights of all individuals.

Advanced registration through this website is strongly recommended.

Davies_WilliamWilliam S. Davies, Jr., was a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP for 34 years and practiced law in Columbia, South Carolina. Mr. Davies earned a Juris Doctor from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law in 1967. In 1964, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (with 36 hours of history courses) from The Citadel.

Mr. Davies is a member of the South Carolina Historical Society, the Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust, the Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society, the South Carolina Archives & History Foundation, the Charleston Museum, the South Carolina State Museum, the Sons of the American Revolution, the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Civil War Trust, the Blue and Gray Educational Society, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military History Museum, the Military Order of the Stars and Bars, the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, the Santa Elena Foundation, the John Pelham Historical Association and the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust.