Category Archives: SINHG

SINHG Visits Charleston Harbor Pilots

Fifteen SINHG members gathered downtown at the Charleston Branch Pilots Association in mid-April to learn how the branch’s 20 pilots and four pilot boats keep one of the East Coast’s busiest shipping ports safe and efficient. The pilots guide everything … Continue reading

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SINHG on the Water

This Bald Eagle kept an eye on SINHG members during a recent SINHG trip to Stumphole Swamp near Lake Marion. Snowy Egrets, too, looked on as members learned about the origins of Lake Marion during two hours on the water … Continue reading

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SINHG Members on TV!

Twenty-two SINHG members traveled downtown on March 26th to visit with News2’s meteorologist Rob Fowler, a tour of the studios, and a chance to wave hello to the evening’s newscast audience. Watch at Submitted by Norm Powers,  for SINHG

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C-17s and Segways For SINHG Trips in March

SINHG members ranged far and wide during March, visiting Joint Base Charleston’s fleet of C-17s and touring historic Mount Pleasant on Segways. The Air Force welcomed us for a closeup tour of one of their huge troop and freight carriers, … Continue reading

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SINHG Partners With Charleston Museum For “Holistic Conservation”

The Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) is pleased to partner with the Charleston Museum to welcome Charleston Brian Badger, Director of Conservation for the Cheetah Conservation Fund, on Saturday, April 13 at 2:30 pm in a free program at … Continue reading

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Noted Geologist Explores Lowcountry Hazards – March 20

Dr. Norman Levine, director of the Lowcountry Hazards Center at the College of Charleston, will explore potentially dangerous natural events unique to the Lowcountry during the Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s Evening Program on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:00 pm … Continue reading

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SINHG Visits Downtown and North Beach

SINHG trips for the spring season have hit the road, with seven expeditions already completed. Among them was a visit to the newly opened South Carolina History Museum downtown in the renovated and historic “Fireproof Building”. The museum’s fascinating exhibits … Continue reading

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SINHG Awards The Soup Spoon

The coveted SINHG Soup Spoon was awarded to Dianne Cain during this year’s SINHG Soup Supper on Friday evening, February 8. More than 130 SINHG members and guests filled the tables at Island House’s Atlantic Room for this annual winter … Continue reading

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SINHG Soup Supper Deadline Approaching

SOUP SUPPER RESERVATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 2 Event Date: February 8, 5:30 pm The Island House $13/members $17/guests The deadline is only a week away and we need to hear from you. Use the link below for a reservation form, … Continue reading

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SINHG Evening Program Explores Revolutionary War

The 2019 SINHG Evening Program schedule begins on Thursday evening, January 10, at 7:30 pm, with “The American Revolution In The Lowcountry”, presented by author and historian Joe Epley. A key component of the War of Independence in the Carolinas … Continue reading

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History and Geology For SINHG Members

The autumn series of SINHG Trips recently brought SINHG members to downtown Charleston’s “Four Corners Of Law” at Broad and Meeting Streets with historian and tour guide Carol Ezell-Gilson, who delved into the deep historic roots of the location, from … Continue reading

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SINHG Evening Program “Living Apart From Slavery: Carolina Maroons” – November 8

“Living Apart From Slavery: Carolina Maroons” will be November’s Evening Program topic, at the Lake House on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 pm. Dr. Ed West, historian for the Summerville Dorchester Museum, shares his research into “maroons”, or enslaved African-Americans … Continue reading

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