S. D. Lee 2024
We are pleased to announce the 2024 Stephen D. Lee Institute will be held February 16-17, 2024, in Columbia, Tenessee. Hotels in the area include the Hampton Inn, 1551 Halifax Drive, (931) 540-1222; Fairfield Inn, 1545 Halifax Drive, (931) 548-8444; Richland Inn of Columbia, 2405 Pulaski Hwy, (931) 381-4500; Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Maury, 715 S. James M. Campbell Blvd, (931) 548-4246. Registration includes Friday Night – Finger foods and hors d’oeuvres. Saturday Lunch – Deli style buffet. Saturday Supper – Traditional Southern Fare, Fried Chicken, Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad, Rolls and Tea. Dessert – Banana Pudding and Iced Brownies. This year’s topic:
“Who we are — as a people and an organization”
The Stephen D. Lee Institute, now in its eighteenth year, is one of the best programs the SCV has for spreading the truth about our Confederate Heroes. The Stephen D. Lee Institute, which annually assembles some of the best minds in the South, discusses important issues about our Southern Heritage.
Our faculty for this year’s event will include:
Dan Dorrill — “Revival in the Southern Army and the Bible" Regional Director American Bible Society, Tennessee Divison Chaplain
Ben Sewell — “The inner workings of the SCV as seen through GHQ” Former Executive Director of the SCV
Forrest Daws — “An early History of the SCV” Historian in Chief, SCV, Educator and Farmer
Chris Sullivan — “How and why the SCV changed it's structure and Constitution in the 2000s” 70th Commander-in-Chief, SCV, Political Consultant
Frank Powell — “Southern Literature” Past Lt. Commander-in-Chief, SCV, Editor of Confederate Veteran Magazine
Ron Kennedy — “The Character of the Southern People” Chief of Heritage Defense Operations, SCV, Noted Author and Speaker
Frank Walsh — “Celtic Music and the South” Founder 12th Louisana String Band and Benevolent Society
Chuck McMichael, serving as Host and Master of Ceremonies — 71st Commander-in-Chief, SCV, Educator and Historian
Please register on this website or contact Ms. Cindy White at 1-800-380-1896. Hotel reservations can be made directly at the hotel.