Revolutionary War Roundtable Set for April 17, 2017

April 11, 2017 at 10:51 am

The Revolutionary War Roundtable of the Backcountry at the University of South Carolina Upstate will present “The Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel” at 6 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 in the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom.

Guest speakers will be William I. Richardson, veteran producer and director at South Carolina ETV/WRET in Spartanburg, and John Slaughter, superintendent for the National Park Service for the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group.

Slaughter will talk about the significance of the site, followed by a showing of the documentary “The Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel,” which Richardson produced. The documentary highlights the story of the Kosciuszko Tunnel and the technology behind the 3D mapping and preservation efforts concerning this little known tunnel, dug during the Revolutionary War by Patriot soldiers.

Tickets are $20 per person which includes dinner and the program. To reserve your seat, please contact Bonnie Werlinich at bwerlini@uscupstate.edu. Checks should be made payable to USC Upstate.

This event is sponsored by the USC Upstate Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies.