Ridgeland ~ Welcoming the Enemy at Walterboro Airfield at Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage
Join independent historian Elizabeth Laney for a presentation on the unique story of Walterboro airfield, the training grounds for the Tuskegee Airmen and home to one of the Lowcountry’s German prisoner of war camps. Take an in-depth look into the colliding cultures and social strife of this unique centerpiece in Lowcountry history.
Laney curated the award winning Colleton Museum exhibit “‘Shaking the Jug’: The Tuskegee Airmen at Walterboro Airfield and has written several papers on Walterboro’s African American history.
For more information visit www.morrisheritagecenter.org