Category Archives: History

History Matters Lecture – General Nathanael Green in South Carolina – July 18

The Historic Charleston Foundation presents History Matters Lecture – General Nathanael Greene in South Carolina July 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Register Many history buffs know that Cornwallis surrendered to General Washington at Yorktown, VA in October 1781. … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum: Why George Washington’s Leadership is Still Important

Why George Washington’s Leadership is Still Important A lecture by David L. Preston, Ph.D., Westvaco Professor of National Security Studies, The Citadel Thursday, June 27, 2019 Reception: 5:45 pm Lecture: 6:30 pm $25 per person at The Charleston Museum 360 Meeting Street … Continue reading

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Tickets on Sale for Auldbrass Plantation Tours – November 1-2

The Beaufort County Open Land Trust has teamed up with local event planner, Ashley Rhodes, to host the 2019 Auldbrass Plantation Tours, Frank Lloyd Wright’s only home in the South Carolina Lowcountry! Tour Dates: Friday November 1, 2019 & Saturday … Continue reading

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June Calendar of Events at The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum educates Charleston area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research and related programming. To learn more about events scheduled for the month of June, … Continue reading

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Charleston Museum Summer Hours

The Charleston Museum is pleased to announce an earlier opening time on Sundays through the summer beginning Sunday, May 26, 2019. The Charleston Museum, America’s First Museum established in 1773 and located at 360 Meeting Street, will be open from … 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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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series: Chef Kevin Mitchell May 16

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities, presents Chef Kevin Mitchell on A Tale of Two Historic Dinners Kevin Mitchell, chef and scholar of southern foodways will talk on what it was to research and create … Continue reading

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Family Picnic at Drayton Hall

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May Calendar of Events at The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum educates Charleston area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research and related programming. To learn more about events scheduled for the month of May, … Continue reading

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May Calendar at Johns Island Regional Library

Johns Island Regional Library on Maybank Highway offers a wide variety of activities and resources for children, teens and adults. Upcoming are two featured talks in May that highlight the rich culture and history of South Carolina. On Thursday, May … Continue reading

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April Calendar at Johns Island Regional Library

Johns Island Regional Library on Maybank Highway offers a wide variety of activities and resources for children, teens and adults. To see their full calendar of activities for April, 2019, click here. The library will showcase the power and strength … Continue reading

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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series April 16

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speaker Series, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities, presents Mark Laird, renowned historic landscape conservationist. His discussion will be about Allées and Theatrical Arrangements in English Gardens, 1740-1840: Painshill, Strawberry Hill, and Wrest Park. Mark Laird is Associate … Continue reading

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