Preservation Society open house planned
The Summerville Preservation Society will hold its Annual Open House at the Old Town Hall on Sunday Dec. 16 from 2-4 p.m.
Old Town Hall is located at 201 W. Carolina Avenue. The Society will feature a special program by Nick Butler, a music historian at the Calhoun Street Library in Charleston.
Mr. Butler is a native of Greenville and has an undergraduate degree in music history from USC and a doctorate from Indiana University. Nick has published several books on concert music. His program will include a narration and recordings of Confederate music popular during the War Between the States. He will perform some of the music on his fife.
Prints of the latest historical reproduction of the Pine Forest Inn by Mary Ann Bridgman will be for sale and the artist will be available to personalize them. Large prints are $25 and small prints are $20. Note cards are $10 a box. You may also purchase prints from Mary Ann Bridgman at Art Central Gallery on Monday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by contacting Heyward Hutson at 871-4276 or Hal Rigby at 871 6977.
The Open House is in celebration of the 165th birthday of Summerville and is open to the public. New memberships are welcome.
Officers and board members of the Society are Heyward G. Hutson, president; Herbert Boland, first-vice President; Hazel Berry, second-vice president; Barbara Pennington, secretary/archivist; Faye Croft, treasurer; Ellis Barker, chairman – building and grounds.