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Registration extended to Jan. 29 for Presbyterian Heritage tour of GA and SC lowcountry, April 5-9, 2010

2009-12-01

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Decatur, GA—Registration has been extended to January 29, 2010, for the April 5-9 tour of the Georgia and South Carolina lowcountry sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary's Center for Lifelong Learning. Leading the tour is Erskine Clarke, professor emeritus of American religious history and author of the award-winning book Dwelling Place: A Plantation Epic. Registration and tour deposit are due January 29, 2010.

The five-day tour offers an opporunity to learn how a strong Calvinist and Presbyterian presence helped shape the religious, cultural, and social life and the economy of early South Carolina and Georgia. The itinerary includes visits to rural churches, museums, cemeteries, former slave markets, historic homes, and gardens. Columbia, SC, is a stop on the return trip, with a visit to the mansion that housed the seminary for almost 100 years.

The tour package includes four nights' lodging with breakfasts, two dinners, three lunches, luxury motor coach, lectures en route, locally guided tours, a harbor cruise, historic site entrance fees, tips to driver and local guides, and service and local taxes. Travel insurance is not included but highly recommended. 

Tour hosts are Erskine and Nan Clarke and Bert and Kaye Carmichael. Bert Carmichael, a Columbia alumnus, is the seminary's former director of alumni/ae and church relations. 

Details: Itinerary, pricing, accomodations, online registration   
Tour information
Registration information / 404-687-4587
Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, GA, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA).


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