Category Archives: History

Celebrate The Charleston Museum’s 247th Birthday

The Charleston Museum was founded on January 12, 1773, and this weekend we’re celebrating our 247th birthday! Take a look back at America’s First Museum all week on social media with a different part of our history each day. On … Continue reading

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SCOPE50 Motown Fundraiser February 21, 2020

Seabrookers John Reynolds and Mary Whyte are hosting “The Sounds of Motown2” on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 6:00 pm, at the Seabrook Island Club House. With live music and dancing, the evening should be a great time for a … Continue reading

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January Is Museum Mile Month

Charleston has a rich history and when we live so close, it is easy to procrastinate visiting the historic sites.  Now you can check out 13 different sites downtown at a reduced cost during the month of January. The Museum … Continue reading

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Holiday Decorations at the Manigault House

Charleston…. A Sterling Silver Christmas The Joseph Manigault House 350 Meeting Street, Charleston December 7 – 24, 2019 The Garden Club of Charleston will transform the Joseph Manigault Historic House for the holidays! This year, the theme is “Charleston…A Sterling … Continue reading

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SINHG: Explore Charleston’s Very Own Tea Party – November 14

A little known chapter in Charleston’s Revolutionary War history will be the subject of The Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s November Evening Program on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Lake House offered by historian and author John Young. The … Continue reading

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USO Days at the Joseph Manigault House November 8 – 11

The Joseph Mangault House 350 Meeting Street, Charleston November 8 – 11, 2019   All Day On Veteran’s Day weekend explore the history of the Joseph Manigault house. During WWII this site was used as a USO post and Red Cross … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: October Calendar of Events

The Charleston Museum educates area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research, and related programming. To learn more about events scheduled for the month of October, click … Continue reading

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SINHG: Charleston History Focus of October Evening Program – October 10

Charleston History October 10, 2019 7:00pm at the Lake House The first two hundred years in Charleston’s growth as the South’s major port city will be the subject of the first SINHG Evening Program of the autumn, presented by Katherine … Continue reading

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World Affairs Council of CHS Tuesday, Oct 1

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 1, World Affairs Council of Charleston (WAC) will host Jarrett Blanc, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C.  This event is part of the WAC Speaker Series and begins at 5:15 pm with a … Continue reading

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Preservation Society of Charleston: Homes, History and Architecture October 3 – November 2

The Preservation Society of Charleston presents The Fall Tours – Homes, History & Architecture October 3 through November 2 147 King Street, Charleston SC Click here to visit their website or call 843-722-4630 for information and tickets. Experience Charleston’s stunning … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: September Calendar of Events

The Charleston Museum educates Charleston area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research and related programming. To learn more about events scheduled for the month of September, … Continue reading

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Drayton Hall: Gallery Talks on Fridays in July and August

Drayton Hall Gallery Talks Fridays in July and August 12:30-1:00pm Every Friday in July and August, Drayton Hall’s curators take guests beyond the exhibits into a variety of topics associated with their historical research. Time: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm. … Continue reading

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