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Homeschool Friday

The SCCRRMM’s “Homeschool Fridays” are a FREE program offered on the second Friday of each month during the academic year. Sessions are at 10:00AM and 11:00AM (the same lesson is taught, both hours). The programs are geared toward students of all ages, and include lectures and activities.

Please note: from September through January, we are offering an additional lecture, a biographical sketch of a military hero (or, in one case, villain), focusing on character qualities. The biography lectures will be held on third Fridays, at 11:00 only.

Session Schedule:

Wade Hampton III, Commander and Statesman
Date: 01/10/2020

Wade Hampton III’s statue stands tall at the state house and his name looms large in our history.  Who was he really?  Come learn about the SC leader whose followers called him “The Chieftain.”

An 1860s Valentine’s Day
Date: 02/14/2020

Come in to be re-introduced to a familiar holiday, 1860’s style, with true stories of love and war, and engaging Valentine activities from the distant past.  Is it really so distant from today, after all?

SC Rough Rider Micah Jenkins Jr.
Date: 03/13/2020

“That gallant South Carolinian...courteous and soft spoken, a man upon whom danger acted like wine.”  Micah Jenkins Jr., the son of a Confederate general, won his own glory in the Spanish-American War.


Iron Men, Canvas Wings: SC Aviators in WWI
Date: 04/17/2020

1st World War “Flyboys” have been popular subjects of films, novels and even comic books.  Learn through South Carolinians’ first-hand accounts and photos, what it was like to fly for the Allies in WWI!

Military Flags: Traditions and Stories
Date: 05/08/2020

We’ll wrap up the year with a talk about the customs and traditions surrounding military flags, as well as exciting stories about the original flags in our own Collection.  A great preparation for Memorial Day!