George Wingard: Discovering Dave-Spirit Captured in Clay

May 20, 2017

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Horry County Museum will host a lecture by George Wingard, from the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program (SRARP), on the discovery of an alkaline-glazed stoneware vessel created by the enslaved potter Dave of Edgefield, South Carolina and discovered/excavated by the SRARP. He will also highlight its uses assisting with public outreach and discussing the importance of history and archaeology. A viewing of the film Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay will take place following the lecture.