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Speaker Series: The Cherokee Path
April 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Date: April 11th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Landrum Library
Speaker: Dennis Chastain, noted naturalist, historian, and outdoor writer
Dennis Chastain will discuss the Cherokee Path, an old colonial era Indian trail that once ran all the way from downtown Charles Town in South Carolina to Fort Loudon in Tennessee. He’ll also discuss what is known about old Native American paths and roads in Spartanburg County and William Moultrie, one of the original surveyors in this area.
Dennis is an award-winning outdoor writer, interpretive naturalist, and modern-day explorer. He has been writing feature articles for South Carolina Wildlife magazine and other outdoor publications for more than twenty years. As you’ll soon discover, by using his skills as a naturalists and his love of cultural history, Dennis has a unique way of interpreting what can be seen when exploring the local mountains.