The rich tapestry of Gullah Geechee culture plays an integral part of Charleston’s heritage that has woven its way through time.
Let’s take a virtual journey to explore the Gullah Geechee culture by visiting some of these historic locations around the city:
- The Penn Center is a cultural and educational center dedicated to preserving and promoting Gullah Geechee history. Online, you can see a timeline of its history.
- The McLeod Plantation Historic Site offers a perspective on Southern history, including the experience of the Gullah people.
- Avery Research Center focuses on Black American history, including the Gullah Geeche people and you can find online artifacts, crafts, and photographs that offer insights into the Gullah Geechee people.
- Gullah Geechee Preservation Project — which has recently been granted $100,000 to the Gullah Geechee Preservation Project in Charleston — has an upcoming online informational session on Monday, Aug. 21. Register online.