37th Annual Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration

Yesterday welcomed in the 37th Annual Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration, a three-day event dedicated to honoring Penn School, the history, and the culture of the Gullah Geechee people; bringing friends and families back to Penn Center located on St. Helena Island. Throughout the weekend, special events will take place, such as cultural demonstrations, re-enactments, … Continue reading 37th Annual Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration

Ghost Stories

Abandoned Jails. Graveyards. And rituals. What could go wrong on this glorious Halloween? Today, we at Operation Adventure, wanted to celebrate Halloween by discussing the origins and dig into our roots of traveling to beautiful locations to tell incredible stories. Therefor this week’s episode of Halloween Documented presented by Operation Adventure takes us on a … Continue reading Ghost Stories

Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rooted in history, nestled in the heart of marshlands, and centrally located between beautiful beaches and a thriving coastal town sits Penn Center, formally known as Penn School. Founded in 1862 by Laura Towne and Ellen Murray, Penn School was established as one of the first schools for freed African-American slaves living on St. Helena … Continue reading Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day