Colonial Dames meeting

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Recently the Dr. Henry Woodward Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century met at the home of Treasurer Betty Waskiewicz. President Anita Henson introduced guest speakers Dana Cheney and Jack Jackson of Walterboro. Both Cheney and Jackson are Colonial period reenactors. Cheney was dressed as Quartermaster of the Fort Dorchester Garrison (Summerville) while Jackson portrayed a rice and Indigo planter of the Lowcountry. During the meeting, Historian Leola Fanning reported on four awards the chapter received during the recent South Carolina State Conference. Secretary Marnie Fyfe and Treasurer Betty Waskiewicz presented gift certificates of appreciation to both Cheney and Jackson for their portrayals and presentations on this period in South Carolina history. Pictured above, from left, is Jack Jackson, Marnie Fyfe, Betty Waskiewicz and Dana Cheney.

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