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Gullah Geechee Program Series - Down by the Riverside and Other Spirituals

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:00pm Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage.  Information from groundbreaking books about Gullah culture, Charles Joyner’s Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community (1984), and Daise’s Reminiscences of Sea Island Heritage (1986), as well as personal insights will be featured.  Come ready to sing, clap, stomp, enjoy!


Open Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.
Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.


Daily General Admission Tickets for 7 consecutive days
Children 3 and under
Children 4-12
Adults 13-64
Seniors 65 & Over


1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island