Lowcountry Bounty: Foodways in Charleston revealed through Archaeology - Martha Zierden

Sep 23, 2017

  • Location:
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Join the Horry County Museum and AVX Foundation as they present a lecture by Martha Zierden on the history of low-country food ways on Saturday, September 23rd, at 1:00 PM. Martha Zierden is Curator of Historical Archaeology at The Charleston Museum. When European and African settlers arrived in Carolina in the late seventeenth century, they encountered a bountiful land, teeming with fish, game and a variety of resources. Zoo-archaeology has, for over three decades informed on the animals used and consumed by all residents of the Carolina low-country.