The Mitchelville Preservation Project will host an inaugural forum discussing stories of the nation's first freedmen's village established on Hilton Head in 1862.
A Civil War Sesquicentennial event, the forum is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
African American historians and Civil War scholars from South Carolina and other U.S. universities will discuss issues and stories related to the lives of freed slaves, according to a flier.
Cost is $45 per person and includes lunch and program materials.
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To register, go to www.cflowcountry.org/learn/rsvp/23.
Details: Call 843-255-7300 or visit www.mitchelvillepreservationproject.org.