Category Archives: History

Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Stars & Guitars – Reunited ◊ July 2A Lowcountry summer tradition returns to Boone Hall Plantation, as 103.5 WEZL presents Stars and Guitars-Reunited, Friday July 2, 2021. Headlining this summer’s event will be Dustin Lynch, Travis Denning, Tenille Arts, and … Continue reading

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June at the The Charleston Museum

Tours for both historic houses are on the hour from 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday and 12 noon to 5:00 pm Sunday. Last tour of the day begins at 4:30 pm.  June 6 – Last day to view Portraits of the … Continue reading

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Historic Charleston Foundation: Summer Series

Historic Charleston Foundation is pleased to present a Summer Series of events focusing on Charleston’s unique character, June 4 – August 27. Join us for an entertaining Food for Thought Luncheon Lecture, Gullah Spiritual, Wine by The Water wine tasting or a Friday Morning History Walk, all celebrating … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Stars & Guitars – Reunited ◊ July 2A Lowcountry summer tradition returns to Boone Hall Plantation, as 103.5 WEZL presents Stars and Guitars-Reunited, Friday July 2, 2021. Headlining this summer’s event will be Dustin Lynch, Travis Denning, Tenille Arts, and … Continue reading

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CCPL: Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors

Sunday, June 6, 20215:30 pmStreaming virtually on the Charleston County Public Library Zoom server In partnership with Charleston Jewish Federation Remember Program, CCPL presents a diverse panel representing the Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors. Join us as we hear from descendants … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Historic Landscape & Lenhardt Garden Walks ◊ May 22Manager of Horticultural Landscapes and Modern Facilites at Drayton Hall, Eric Becker will host an in-person outdoor walking event on Saturday, May 22. A remarkable journey through the history of Drayton Hall … Continue reading

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CCPL: The Art of Inventing Hope May 11

Join Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) for a conversation with author, journalist and filmmaker Howard Reich. We will discuss his book The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel on May 11 at 6:00 pm during a virtual event.  Please … Continue reading

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May and Beyond at the Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum and its historic houses are open and masks must be worn by visitors. Tours for both historic houses are on the hour from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm Sunday. Last tour … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

2021 Lowcountry Strawberry Festival ◊ April 29 through May 2This Family Festival event features a petting zoo, acrobatic dog shows, pig races, a three-story slide tower, two giant jump pillows, playground area, contests, live entertainment, vendor exhibits, access to the … Continue reading

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April at The Charleston Museum

If you love fossils, join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays in April from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he is currently working on and to … Continue reading

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This Week at The Charleston Museum

Woman Creators: A Special Women’s History Month Talk by Virginia Theerman, Curator of Historic TextilesThursday, March 25, 2021 at 6:00 pmRegistration, social distancing and masks are required.This lecture is free. Suggested donation is $10. To register, click here. Birding Day at … Continue reading

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CCPL: Charleston Time Machine

Take a trip back into Charleston’s past with the award winning podcast, Charleston Time Machine, by Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) Historian Dr. Nic Butler.  The “first” African people to set foot in the land we now call South Carolina arrived … Continue reading

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