Category Archives: History

Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Lowcountry Oyster Festival ◊ February 6The “World’s Largest Oyster Roast” is held every January on the spacious back lawn of Boone Hall. Highlights include live music on the main stage by Andrew Beam and the Bluestone Ramblers, wine, a selection … Continue reading

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SINHG Evening Programs Return

Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) Evening Programs begin a month early this year when representatives from Charleston County Parks and Recreation explore “Caw Caw Interpretive Center: Its History and Significance” on Thursday, January 13, at 7:30 pm at The … Continue reading

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January at the Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum includes two historic homes, the Joseph Manigault House and the Heyward-Washington House. Tours for both historic houses are on the half hour from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm Sunday. … Continue reading

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HCF Festival of Houses and Gardens

The Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) Festival of Houses and Gardens is back for the 75th year! Since 1947, HCF has been providing intimate glimpses into some of the most beautiful homes and gardens in Charleston. Join HCF March 16-April 9, … Continue reading

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Shortest Day of the Year – Dec 21

Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 21 is the Winter Solstice when the Northern Hemisphere will have only 8 hours and 46 minutes of daylight. This marks the first day of winter. It is a short day, but the good news is that the … Continue reading

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SINHG Enjoys Christmas Spirit At Boone Hall

The Christmas spirit was much in evidence as twenty members of the Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) visited Boone Hall Plantation earlier this month. During a private guided tour of the main house, beautifully decorated for the holidays, SINHG … Continue reading

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December at The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum includes two historic homes, the Joseph Manigault House and the Heyward-Washington House. Tours for both historic houses are on the half hour from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm Sunday. … Continue reading

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SINHG Returns to the Road

The Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG), whose signature SINHG Trips were severely impacted by pandemic restrictions, has been carefully returning to the road this fall. SINHG members participated in the autumn’s annual bird banding on Kiawah with Aaron Given … Continue reading

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A Letter From SINHG’s President

Now that Covid–19 figures appear to be moving in the right direction, the Seabrook Island Natural History Group is in severe need of volunteers to help restore activities to pre-COVID levels. Each year, SINHG – a totally volunteer-run organization – … Continue reading

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SINHG November Program Canceled

NOVEMBER EVENING PROGRAM CANCELED We’re sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control, this month’s Evening Program on November 11th, “Caw Caw: Its History And Significance”, has been cancelled and will have to be rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Wine Under the Oaks ◊ December 5This event has become one of the highlights of the December social calendar in the Lowcountry and a signature special event for Boone Hall Plantation. Sunday, December 5 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.Click here … Continue reading

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Winter in Charleston Exhibit at The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum is delighted to present A Winter Wonderland in Color: Snow Scenes of Charleston opening on November 1 in the Lowcountry Image Gallery. Heavy snowfalls are a rarity in Charleston, as the Lowcountry is more well known for its mild … Continue reading

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