Category Archives: History

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series Feb 10

Drayton Hall Distringuished Speaker Series in partnership with South Carolina Humanities presents Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts, authors of Denmark Vesey’s Garden. When: Sunday, February 10 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm Where: Hill Hall at Drayton Hall 3380 Ashley … Continue reading

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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series Jan 17

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series in partnership with South Carolina Humanities presents Curators UnHinged. Drayton Hall is pulling their curators out of the galleries, house, and archaeology lab, handing them a drink and letting it fly on what they know, … Continue reading

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January at John’s Island Regional Library

John’s Island Regional Library has several interesting activities and programs planned for January 2019. Offerings include workshops on using Word, PowerPoint and Excel; a conversation with an immigrant, Cinelle Barnes, who is a Filipino author and educator; and a presentation by … Continue reading

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Reminder: Museum Mile Month – January 2019

During the month of January 2019, local residents are invited to enjoy access to participating Museum Mile sites with the purchase of one low ticket price! With the Museum Mile Month pass, you can spend an entire month learning about … Continue reading

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Candlelight Tour of the Nathaniel Russell House

Step back in time and witness the romantic light at the day’s end with the flicker of flame in the Nathaniel Russell House, a stately early 19th-century townhouse. Appreciate the challenges of life before modern lighting while experiencing the beautifully lit … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum Sends Holiday Greetings

The staff of The Charleston Museum wishes you and your family a safe and joyous holiday season! It has been another busy year here at the Museum: We developed a new Strategic Plan which will provide valuable guidance for the … Continue reading

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Gullah Geechee Culture and Traditions December 8

Human Library Series: Get to Know Gullah Geechee Culture and Traditions Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm Johns Island Regional Library The Reverend DeMett E. Jenkins will share her stories and her experiences growing up a Gullah girl, including … Continue reading

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December at Johns Island Regional Library

John’s Island Regional Library has several interesting activities and programs planned for December. To see the full Johns Island Regional Library calendar for December for dates and times, click here. The Charleston County Public Library is a rich resource of events … Continue reading

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Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall comes alive with festivities, decorations, and southern holiday hospitality. From December 3, 2018 through January 1, 2019, the plantation mansion and grounds are decorated with beautiful Christmas decorations of every kind. It’s holiday decorating at its finest which … Continue reading

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Family Yuletide at Middleton Plantation – December 8

Gather the family and make nature-inspired holiday decor and crafts around warm fires in the Stableyards at Middleton Plantation. The blacksmith, potter, cooper and seamstress will be plying their trades in candle-lit shops and interacting with guests about their roles … Continue reading

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Spirituals at Drayton Hall – Dec 1, 9 and 15

Drayton Hall presents African American spirituals music in concert with a rousing and memorable performance by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers. Guests will enjoy informal house tours and a post-concert reception. Where: Drayton Hall When:  3:00 pm on December … Continue reading

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Whiskey in America Lecture and Tasting

Charleston Library Society and Drayton Hall present: Whiskey in America – Lecture and Tasting Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6:00 pm with Luke J. Pecoraro, Ph.D., Director of Archaeology George Washington’s Mount Vernon Dr. Pecoraro received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from … Continue reading

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