Gaffney, SC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
As part of Upstate Revolutionary War Weekend, the Cherokee County History & Arts Museum will host the Dr. Bobby G. Moss Revolutionary War Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Dr. Moss is a world-renowned author and Revolutionary War expert. He also serves as Cherokee County historian, is the founder of the Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, and is the author or editor of 18 volumes. His many recognitions include the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina’s highest civilian award for service, the Limestone College Hopper Distinguished Faculty Award, induction into the Cherokee County Hall of Fame, and Outstanding Educator of America Award.
The symposium will run from 2 to 5 p.m., followed by cocktails from 5 to 6 p.m., and a dinner roast from 6 to 8 p.m. Mill Billy Blues will also provide musical entertainment. The cost to attend is $30 per person.
Organizers of the symposium include the Cherokee County History & Arts Museum, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee County, and the National Park Service. The Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War in Camden, S.C. is a contributor.
Werner Willis will also be displaying his Southern Heritage artwork for sale. Also presenting at the symposium will be William T. Graves, who will speak about Col. James Williams and the Americans at Kings Mountain, and Ricky Roberts, who will give a talk on Major Patrick Ferguson.
Sponsors for the event are Duke Energy and Limestone College.
Interested sponsors should call the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, 225 S. Limestone St., Gaffney, S.C., 29340. For more information, call 864-489-5721.
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The primary mission of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is to be a non-political and non-partisan advocate for the free enterprise system by promoting the growth of business, industry and community. The Chamber staff and volunteer leadership, working together, will accomplish this mission by working with the business and industry professionals to develop an understanding of their problems and concerns. For more information, visit http://www.cherokeechamber.org.