Category Archives: History

Eric Metaxas-Talk & Book Signing, Dec 18

Island residents are invited to a lecture and book signing by New York Times bestselling author, Eric Metaxas, Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:30am at the Church of Our Saviour on Betsy Kerrison Parkway.  Metaxas will share his inspiring biography … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum Exhibit – The Early Days: A Photographic History of America’s First Museum

The Early Days: A Photographic History of America’s First Museum The Charleston Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit of historic photos in its Lowcountry Image Gallery. The Early Days: A Photographic History of America’s First … Continue reading

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Charleston’s Museum Mile Month Pass – January 2018

Museum Mile Month Pass Tickets are now on sale for Charleston’s Museum Mile Month! During the month of January 2018, enjoy access to 12 participating Museum Mile sites with the purchase of one low-priced ticket! With the Museum Mile Month pass, you can spend an entire month learning … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry: Grandparents Day – December 10

Because the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) was closed on Grandparents Day 2017 due to Hurricane Irma, we’re celebrating a re-do on Sunday, December 10! All grandparents will get in free to CML from 12pm – 5pm on Sunday, … Continue reading

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The Gibbes Museum – Annual Antique Stroll – December 6

The Gibbes Museum’s annual King Street Stroll, which will take place on December 6, 6:00-8:00pm,is a perennial favorite! Explore Charleston’s finest antique dealers and learn about the history of their treasures with local experts. Wine and cheese will be offered … Continue reading

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Magnolia Plantation BOGO Admission Holiday Food Drive

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World Affairs Council of Charleston Meeting

  NEXT WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF CHARLESTON MEETING Date/Time: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Reception 5:15 pm, Speaker 6:00 pm Location: Citadel Holliday Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Avenue Topic: ‘Afghanistan – What have we achieved over 16 years of America’s longest … Continue reading

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Plantation Days at Middleton Place Nov 11-12

Plantation Days Craftworkers demonstrate the skills practiced by enslaved people as they prepared the antebellum plantation for winter. Different aspects of 18th and 19th century plantation life will be explored including domestic skills, African American culture and Gullah storytelling. Plantation … Continue reading

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CLS – Distinguished Speaker Series – November 16

Join the Charleston Library Society (CLS) as Howard Kittell, President & CEO of the Andrew Jackson Foundation, looks back on Jackson’s legacy and influence on today’s political climate with a special introduction by Martha Rivers Ingram.  November 16, 6:00-7:00pm, 164 … Continue reading

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Local News Station Salutes Seabrook Island

Channel 4 (ABC) News in Charleston ran an article yesterday celebrating Seabrook Island’s birthday.  Our mayor, Ron Ciancio has researched the history of the island and contributed to the report. He explains that the original owner, Richard Seabrook from England, landed at Charles Towne. Several … Continue reading

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Charleston’s 41st Annual Fall Tour of Homes – October 5-29

41st Annual Fall Tour of Homes, History & Architecture October 5-29, Downtown Charleston Click here for tickets and information. The historic beauty and charm of Charleston come alive this October as friends of the Preservation Society of Charleston welcome you … Continue reading

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SINHG with Us

SINHG with Us, a weekly summary of SINHG trips SINHG Goes Fishing Members of SINHG visited the Bears Bluff National Fish Hatchery on Wadmalaw Island on Tuesday. Hatchery guide, Roman Crumpton, discussed the research and study being done there on … Continue reading

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