Local author and historian, Buddy Sullivan, spoke to a packed room on Sunday, February 5, sharing his vast knowledge of maps, charts, surveys, and land plats. Attendees found Buddy’s talk fascinatingContinue reading “Buddy Sullivan: Historical Atlas”
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Local History Class Visits the Center
Local students from McIntosh Academy’s Local History Class visited Ashantilly. President Harriet Langford presented a program which portrayed the important role of Ashantilly in the history of the area. BuiltContinue reading “Local History Class Visits the Center”
The Tale of Two Williams a Success
“The Tale of Two Williams: William Bartram and the Sketchbook of Bill Haynes, Jr.” event was very well attended. Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, president of the Bartram Trail Conference, expertly pairedContinue reading “The Tale of Two Williams a Success”
Filming for Ada and the Doc
On Saturday, January 21 a flurry of energetic production crew members including actors, makeup artists, set decorators and costume designers descended upon the Ashantilly Center. Madison LeBlanc, a student atContinue reading “Filming for Ada and the Doc”
OPEN STUDIO WAS A BLAST!
Nick and Sara set 2 cards for visitors to print, a Christmas card and a Holiday card. Many new to the shop and many returners printed during this annual event!Continue reading “OPEN STUDIO WAS A BLAST!”
Local History Class of MCA Tour
The Local History Class of MCA visited Ashantilly. President Harriet Langford led a tour of the house and presented a program on its history. Ms. Langford shared the variety ofContinue reading “Local History Class of MCA Tour”
Ashantilly Center: History and Vision
Harriet Langford and Buddy Sullivan discussed the history of this beautiful home called the “Old Tabby” and the Haynes family’s vision for the historic site. In a well-attended talk atContinue reading “Ashantilly Center: History and Vision”
Fire Dog is Finally Published!
A collaboration between Bill Haynes’ 1930’s drawings and Kristin Everson’s 2022’s story and finally been published. Board President Harriet Langford and Everson worked long hours to accomplish this, working withContinue reading “Fire Dog is Finally Published!”
What a Party!
The Annual Bluegrass & BBQ was a blast! Jackson Bethune’s Bluegrass Band were incredible and Rick Caldwell’s BBQ was delicious! Local craft beer from Silver Bluff and Southbound Breweries wereContinue reading “What a Party!”
Fall Native Plant sale was b(l)ooming!
Coastal Wildscapes’ Annual Fall Native Plant Sale once again brought out the gardeners who have discovered the beauty of native plants, and some who are seeking to discover them! AContinue reading “Fall Native Plant sale was b(l)ooming!”