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Judge Gergel to Speak at Charleston Museum Apr 10

J. Waties Waring and the Dissent That Changed America presented by Judge Richard Gergel Tuesday, April 10, 2018 5:30 pm, wine reception. 6:00 Presentation and Discussion Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street Tickets: early-bird $20 until March 23; regular price $30 … Continue reading

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Identifying Ceramics at the Dill Sanctuary March 24

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 1:00 pm, The Charleston Museum is offering the program “Identifying Ceramics at the Dill Sanctuary.” Join Museum Archaeologist Ron Anthony at the Dill Sanctuary on James Island for a lesson in how to identify various colonial and … Continue reading

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The Charleston Museum – March Newsletter

Every Sunday during the month of March, The Joseph Manigault House will hold a special Women’s History Tour at 2:00 pm. March 7 – Kid Tours: Toys through Time, 3:30 pm. March 9 – Conversations with a Curator: Rice Plantations and Archaeology with … Continue reading

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John Reynolds, Author and Activist

John Reynolds hardly remembers a time in his life when he was not a civil rights activist.  He started his lifelong career of activism alongside the greats like Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ralph Abernathy, all involved in the Southern … Continue reading

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Annual Charleston Antiques Show March 16-18

Charleston Antiques Show March 16-18, 2018 Memminger Auditorium 56 Beaufain Street Inspired by the rich historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Charleston, the annual Charleston Antiques Show is a premier destination for collectors and enthusiasts who enjoy seeing and learning … Continue reading

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Festival of Houses and Gardens March 15-April 21

Charleston’s Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens Set amid the historic ambience of the city’s Old & Historic District, this series of award-winning tours showcases Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. These tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to … Continue reading

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SCOPE50 “Watch Party” February 20

A “watch party” will be held at the Lake House on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, for discussion and viewing of an episode of the PBS series, We’ll Meet Again. The discussion is scheduled for  7:00 pm. The show begins at 8:00 … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum February Newsletter

February Calendar of Events February 3* – Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Sold out! Stay tuned for future program dates.  February 7 – Kid Tours: Bones, 3:30 pm. February 9* – Home School History Day: Geology Rocks!, … Continue reading

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“Secrets Of Charleston” Thursday Night

Join noted Charleston tour guide Tommy Dew at this Thursday’s SINHG Evening Program for an intimate look at some of downtown Charleston’s best-kept secrets.   When: Thursday, February 8 at 7:30pm Where: The Lake House Refreshments and fellowship at 7pm … Continue reading

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5th Annual Charleston Heritage Symposium – March 16-18

CHARLESTON ENTERTAINS THEN AND NOW March 16, 17, 18, 2018 Various Locations in Charleston, SC We look forward to welcoming you to the 2018 Charleston Heritage Symposium. The Symposium offers a delightful flower-filled spring weekend in this historic South Carolina … Continue reading

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World Affairs Council of Charleston – February 26

Monday, February 26 5:15 PM Reception 6:00 PM Speaker Location:  The Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC Topic:  The North American Free Trade Agreement, A Major Target for the President – What has NAFTA Accomplished; Why Challenge it; … Continue reading

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“Secrets of Charleston” SINHG Evening Program, Feb 8

Little known facts and features of the Holy City will be explored as veteran tour guide, Tommy Dew presents “Secrets Of Charleston” on Thursday evening, February 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Lake House. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Tommy arrived … Continue reading

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