About Our Society


Objects: 

(1) To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved a permanent settlement in South Carolina between 1670 and 1700 by the acquisition, preservation and restoration of historical records, documents, objects and edifices related to the Early Colonial Period of South Carolina; by the erection of monuments; by the awarding of scholarships; and by the encouragement of historical research and publication of the results.

(2)  To cherish, maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of Country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.


Eligibility:

Any gentleman or lady suitable to the Society is eligible for membership in the Society of First Families of South Carolina 1670-1700 who is not less than eighteen (18) years of age, and who is descended from a man or woman who of their own will and volition arrived in South Carolina 1670-1700 with unfailing belief in the New World left his or her native land to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.