Daytripper Club Announces Summer Outings

The Daytripper Club announced several Summer 2019 get-togethers and you’re invited! Looking forward to our daytrips to Camden (June) and Sumter (July)! Would you like to go? Please email kathy@gardenermedia.com if you’re interested. These are drive-yourself or carpool trips (no bus). Bring a friend! More here. Getting Acquainted We’re offering a few activities around Greater Columbia…

The Gamecock City!

Sumter, SC Why was Thomas Sumter called the Gamecock? Sumter acquired the nickname, “Carolina Gamecock,” during the American Revolution for his fierce fighting tactics. After the Battle of Blackstock’s Farm, British General Banastre Tarleton commented that Sumter “fought like a gamecock“, and Cornwallis described the Gamecock as his “greatest plague.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Sumter) Swan Lake Iris Gardens: Located in the heart of Sumter, Swan…