Univ. of South Carolina Library Live Tweeting 150th Anniversary of 1868 State Constit. Convention

Dear All,

Some of you will be interested to know that the University of South Carlina Library is live tweeting the 150th anniversary of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention, a monumental moment in the post-slavery history of the state. 

http://library.sc.edu/blogs/caroliniana/2018/01/12/1868-constitutional-convention-live-tweet-event-1868convention/

Re: Reconstruction150 - News and Notes, December 3, 2017

Dear Subscribers, 
 
In addition to our regular updates on Reconstruction's sesquicentennial, H-Slavery is working on a webpage that will hold information and resources about the anniversary.  We'd like to ask the Reconstruction specialists among our subscribers if they have any advice about links and references we can add, focusing for now on blogs and other online discussions.  We currently have a short list that we'd like to expand on, offered below.  If you have any recommendations, please email our main editorial address at

The First NPS National Monument to Reconstruction is Established

President Obama has designated three new national monuments dedicated to Civil War and Civil Rights history to be run by the National Park Service, including a national monument dedicated to Reconstruction in South Carolina. Here's an excerpt from the Department of the Interior's announcement on the new National Monuments:

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