Local Living: State Museum offers E learning plus, historic artifacts

State Museum offers E learning, plus introduces new SC artifact

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina State Museum is now home to another historic artifact.

State Museum officials say they now have a walking stick once owned by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
The stick was given to him as a gift when he visited Charleston in March of 1888.

According to the museum, the Douglass walking stick is one of a kind and will be added to the museum’s expanding historical collection of artifacts.


South Carolina State Museum acquires Frederick Douglass walking stick
Historic artifact gifted to Douglas while visiting Charleston in 1888

“This walking stick is not only a notable object of national history, gifted to the preeminent abolitionist, writer and lecturer Frederick Douglass, it is a significant and meaningful piece of South Carolina history,” said JoAnn Zeise, cultural history curator of the State Museum. “Adding this one-of-a-kind piece to our collection will help us continue to tell the wonderful stories of South Carolina for years to come.”

Also happening at the State Museum, E- Learning. You can check out the details in this link to our previous coverage https://www.abccolumbia.com/2020/04/13/sc-state-museum-offers-new-e-learning-activities/
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