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Columbia Seminary Offering Tour of Presbyterian Historical Sites in Georgia and South Carolina, April 3-8, 2006


Decatur, GA—Columbia Seminary’s Presbyterian Heritage Tour, April 3-8, 2006, will focus on the historical influence of Presbyterianism in Georgia and South Carolina. Tour leader is Erskine Clarke, a member of the seminary faculty and author of Dwelling Place: A Plantation Epic, published recently by Yale University Press. The registration deadline is December 15.For the complete tour itinerary and information about pricing and accommodations, or to register, go to For more information, call 404-687-4587. The Presbyterian Heritage Tour includes visits to historic homes, churches, gardens, and cemeteries, as well as the sites of former slave markets, in Georgia’s and South Carolina’s “lowcountry.” Savannah and Charleston and Georgia’s Sea Islands are included in the tour, which continues through “upcountry” South Carolina to Columbia, for a visit to the mansion that housed the seminary for almost 100 years. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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