Charleston RiverDogs Hit a Gullah/Geechee Home Run!


Gullah/Geechee Nation

The Gullah/Geechee Nation carries a unique culture through centuries of American history dating back to its African roots. The Lowcountry is home to the history of these people, their language and crafts, and the Charleston RiverDogs will honor them with a special night.

On Friday, August 1, Gullah Heritage Night will be celebrated at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park while the Charleston RiverDogs host the Hagerstown Suns at 7:05 pm. A special pregame proclamation, officially declaring July 28-August 1 as “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” is scheduled along with ballpark displays of Gullah/Geechee quilts, sweetgrass basket makers, and local Gullah/Geechees businesses.  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation will also be in the house doing book and CD signings throughout the evening.  US First Lady Michelle Obama has also been invited to the game.

“Throughout the season, we provide our ballpark and our games as a way to support and…

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