Joseph Rainey, From Slavery to Congress, with Dedric Bonds
Joseph Rainey was the first African Americans to be seated in the United States House of Representatives during the years of Reconstruction. He was born in Georgetown, SC on June 21, 1832. Dedric Bonds, a native of Georgetown, SC, and is a teacher at The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences and the Managing Director of the Winyah Auditorium, will discuss Rainey’s prolific life and accomplishments.
Wall LCC Auditorium, included with Garden admission, limit of 24.