Category Archives: History

The Charleston Museum After Hours Tour

Join Director Carl Borick on June 21 as he leads a special tour, highlighting artifacts on display from his “Top 10 List.” The Museum will be open to participants until 7:00 pm, with tours at 5:15 pm and 6:15 pm. Guests … Continue reading

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What’s Going On at the Library?

Our John’s Island Regional Library has a wide variety of activities and resources that are available to you and your family members…all you need is a library card. If you don’t have a card,  click here to find out how … 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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Charleston Museum Flag Exhibit – June 1

The Charleston Museum will present a special exhibition, Unfurled: Flags from the Collections of The Charleston Museum, opening June 1, 2018. On display in its Historic Textiles Gallery, the Museum’s flag collection spans from the early 19th century to the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Revolutionary War Siege Lines – May 10

On Thursday, May 10 at 5:30 pm, join Carl P. Borick, Director of The Charleston Museum and author of A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston 1780, as he leads a tour to some of the key points related to the … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: Home School History Day – Native American Artistry – April 20

Examine the artistry of Native Americans by learning about music, games, foodways, clothing, and jewelry. The third Friday of every month we offer a special program for home schooling families. These programs feature one of our field trip classes, a chance to … Continue reading

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World Affairs Council of Charleston April 11

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:15 pm Reception 6:00 pm Speaker Location:  The Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Avenue, Charleston Topic:  The Iran Nuclear Deal: How it Happened, Where is it Headed, and What does it mean for U.S. – Iran … Continue reading

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14th Annual Battle of Charleston Re-enactment April 14-15

Legare Farms will host the 14th Annual Battle of Charleston Reenactment on April 14-15. This year the event will include a Living Military Timeline featuring Pirates, Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam living history and skirmishes … Continue reading

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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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