Sending tea to Boston

The Pickens County 250 Committee mailed tea to be included in the reenactment of the Boston Tea Party in Boston on Dec. 16. Pictured are members of the Pickens County 250 Committee, from back are Eddie Talley, Wayne Kelley, Richard Painter, Dennis Chastain and Nancy Pace. From front are Anne Sheriff, Marion Whitehurst, Carolyn Nations, Harriet Nash and Tabitha Johnson. The year 2023 marks the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. Everyone is invited to collect loose leaf tea (no tea bags) and mail it to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210. Be sure to include your name and mailing address in order to receive a certificate that you participated in this historic reenactment. Charleston will have its own theatrical reenactment of Charles Town’s Tea Party Protest. It will take place in front of the Old Exchange Building and Provost Dungeon, 122 East Bay Street. On Dec. 2 at 10 a.m., the public is invited to assemble in front of the building ahead of time as traffic along short sections of Broad and East Bay Streets will be blocked.