Category Archives: History

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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History Matters Lecture – General Nathanael Green in South Carolina – July 18

The Historic Charleston Foundation presents History Matters Lecture – General Nathanael Greene in South Carolina July 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register Many history buffs know that Cornwallis surrendered to General Washington at Yorktown, VA in October 1781. … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: Why George Washington’s Leadership is Still Important

Why George Washington’s Leadership is Still Important A lecture by David L. Preston, Ph.D., Westvaco Professor of National Security Studies, The Citadel Thursday, June 27, 2019 Reception: 5:45 pm Lecture: 6:30 pm $25 per person at The Charleston Museum 360 Meeting Street … Continue reading

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Tickets on Sale for Auldbrass Plantation Tours – November 1-2

The Beaufort County Open Land Trust has teamed up with local event planner, Ashley Rhodes, to host the 2019 Auldbrass Plantation Tours, Frank Lloyd Wright’s only home in the South Carolina Lowcountry! Tour Dates: Friday November 1, 2019 & Saturday … Continue reading

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June Calendar of Events at The Charleston Museum

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 June, … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum Summer Hours

The Charleston Museum is pleased to announce an earlier opening time on Sundays through the summer beginning Sunday, May 26, 2019. The Charleston Museum, America’s First Museum established in 1773 and located at 360 Meeting Street, will be open from … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Observed

Today, we honor those who have given their lives in the service of our country. As a holiday to remember the fallen and honor their sacrifice, it began about 200 years ago and was known as Decoration Day.  After World War … Continue reading

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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series: Chef Kevin Mitchell May 16

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities, presents Chef Kevin Mitchell on A Tale of Two Historic Dinners Kevin Mitchell, chef and scholar of southern foodways will talk on what it was to research and create … Continue reading

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Family Picnic at Drayton Hall

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May Calendar of Events at The Charleston Museum

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 May, … Continue reading

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