Lunch & Learn: Moonshiners of the Dark Corner

September 18, 2015 at 4:20 pm

Join the Squire of the Dark Corner, Dean Campbell, and Spartanburg County Historical Association on Friday, Sept. 25 12:30-1:30 p.m. for the latest installment of SCHA’s Lunch & Learn lecture series.  Campbell will highlight the importance of moonshine to the health and social,cultural, and economic history of the Dark Corner and the impact of the eminent domain vacating of residents from 37,000 acres in order to build the Poinsett Reservoir and watershed area. The presentation will include selected video excerpts from the Dark Corner documentary DVD produced five years ago by Dark Corner Films, Inc., with Squire Campbell as the lead storyteller.

Lunch & Learns are held in the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room in the west wing of Chapman Cultural Center. Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance. Tickets and a limited number of lunches will be available at the door. $5/ticket; FREE/SCHA Members; $15/ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert). Reserve tickets by visiting (under “Upcoming Events”) or by calling Spartanburg Regional History Museum at (864) 596-3501 Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Please reserve by Thursday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. to ensure your place.