• 2024 Spring Luncheon Meeting: Please plan to join us on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at Hopsewee Plantation, located at 494 Hopsewee Road, Georgetown, SC. Our Speaker will be author Diana Leagh Matthews. Matthews is a descendant of Alden, Brewster, and Warren. Built circa 1740 on the Santee River, Hopsewee Plantation was one of the South’s major rice plantations and the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Hopsewee offers two tours you may want to experience. We will hold a meet and greet on Friday evening, with location to be determined. Hotel blocks have not been reserved, but we offer the following options for those who wish to stay overnight Friday, April 26:


  • ● The George Hotel, 615 Front St., Georgetown, SC 29440 (56 total rooms; constructed 2023)
  • ● Hampton Inn Georgetown-Marina, 420 Marina Dr., Georgetown, SC, 29440 (98 total rooms; constructed 1997 and renovated 2018)
  • ● Quality Inn & Suites, 210 Church St., Georgetown, SC 29440 (97 total rooms; constructed 1967)


  • Future SMD-SC Semi-Annual Luncheon Meetings
  • ● 2024 Spring Luncheon Meeting: April 27, 2024, Hopsewee Plantation, Georgetown
  • ● 2024 Compact Day Luncheon Meeting, November 9, 2024, Midlands
  • ● 2025 Spring Luncheon Meeting, May 3, 2025, Charleston, Governor General Lisa Pennington
  • ● 2025 Compact Day Luncheon Meeting, November 8, 2025, Upstate
  • ● 2026 Spring Luncheon Meeting, May 1, 2026, Midlands
  • ● 2026 Compact Day Luncheon Meeting, November 7 or 14, 2026, TBD
Hopswee

Hopsewee Plantation

Meet & Greet

Friday Night Meet and Greet