Annual Meeting 2024

Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast, Sunday, March 10, 2024

Friends of Congaree Swamp will hold its annual business meeting and oyster roast Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the Harriet Barber House grounds on Barberville Loop in Hopkins. Registration will begin at 2 p.m., followed by tours of the Harriet Barber House and other local sites.

REI has donated a 12×12 Trailbreak Tarp, which will be raffled off following the business meeting and presentation of Order of the Cypress. Tickets are $5.

John Sparrow will roast oysters for supper which also will include chili, vegetarian selections, and desserts prepared by Friends members. Beer, wine and nonalcoholic beverages will be available.

Directions: from Columbia: From the I-77 intersection, follow Bluff Road east for 7.5 miles, then turn left on Lower Richland Boulevard. Follow Lower Richland Boulevard 1.85 miles then turn right onto Barberville Loop.

Please register by March 5 by completing THIS FORM.  You may pay under our Membership tab, or by personal check either brought to the meeting or sent to: Friends of Congaree Swamp 2023 Annual Meeting, P.O. Box 7746, Columbia, SC 29202-7746.   Registrations will be accepted at the meeting, but please RSVP to for an accurate headcount.