Trip to Charleston, SC -- Friends of the University Library

The Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library presents...

Charleston, South Carolina

March 11-14, 2013

Join us as we visit Charleston, SC while the spring flowers are in bloom.

$600 per person for Friends of the Library members

$635 per person for non-members, includes membership for 2013

Costs Include:

  • Round trip charter bus
  • 3-night stay at Hampton Inn Market Street
  • Dinner at Hyman's Restaurant
  • Tour of Middleton Place Gardens and House Museum
  • Lunch at Middleton Place
  • Tour of the Edmondston-Alston House
  • Dinner at 82 Queen
  • Performance at Dock Street Theatre

Register Now!

The minimum number of participants for the trip is 25 so register soon.  The deadline to reach 25 is  Friday, January 18, 2013. 

If the trip does not make, a full refund will be issued.  The maximum number of trip participants is 38. 

The deadline for all registrations is Friday, February 8, 2013.  Cancellations received prior to February 8 will receive a refund less a $100 processing fee.

Charleston area photos

Planned Itinerary

Day 1: Monday, March 11, 2013

9:00am Travel to Charleston, SC on ASU charter bus

Check in to hotel: Hampton Inn on Market Street

Dinner at Hyman's Restaurant

Day 2: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

10:00am Middleton Place gardens

11:00am Middleton Place house museum tour

12:00pm Lunch at Middleton Place

3:00pm College of Charleston Library tour (optional)

Dinner on your own

Day 3: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

10:00am Tour of Edmonston-Alston House

Lunch on your own

5:30pm Dinner at 82 Queen

7:30pm Performance at Dock Street Theatre

Day 4: Thursday, March 14, 2013

9:00am Leave Charleston, SC

Return to Boone, NC

Suggested Reading List

  • Middleton Place: A Phoenix Still Rising by Charles Duell
  • Beyond the Fields: Slavery at Middleton Place by Barbara Doyle, Mary Edna Sullivan, Tracey Todd, and Charles Duell
  • Charleston! Charleston! The History of a Southern City by Walter J. Fraser
  • A Gullah Guide to Charleston: Walking Through History by Alphonso Brown
  • Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture and Low Country Charm by Diana Gressler

Hold the Date

Wednesday, February 28, 2013

for an exclusive pre-trip showing of the movie Dear Charleston

For More Information:

Friends of the Library

Lynn Patterson
Belk Library and Information Commons
Appalachian State University


Charleston Registration

Andrea Mitchell
Conference & Camp Services
Appalachian State University