Brockington’s Charles Philips to Speak at Middleton Place

Brockington and Associates historian Charles Phillips has been asked to present his research on inland swamp rice fields at an exclusive event for volunteers and members of the Middleton Place Foundation. Using historic documents as well as modern mapping technology, Mr. Philips will provide insight into the 18th century rice cultivation carried out by European planters and enslaved Africans. Mr. Philips has studied inland rice fields for over a decade and recently co-authored the Inland Swamp Rice Contextual Study for the National Register of Historic Places.

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