Posts by BP46


Community outreach is a big part of the Daniel Island Historical Society’s mission to share the stories of the past. And working with schools is a major part of Community Outreach Director Lee Ann Bain’s efforts. For years Lee Ann has worked with local schools to promote knowledge of local blacksmith and artisan Philip Simmons by encouraging local children to produce their vision and version of his work. Tuesday night it...

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ART IN THE PARK 2019 A BIG HIT!


Posted By on May 4, 2019

Our Saturday, April 27 Art in the Park was a big hit. The Smythe Park locale was terrific and we were blessed with gorgeous weather, steady stream of visitors and a turnout of artists of all ages creating wonderful images. DIHS board member Lee Ann Bain kicked things off by reminding the crowd we wee there to honor the living history represented by Daniel Island’s live oaks. Lee Ann and Beth Bush had earlier tied ribbons and...

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WITH A NOD TO JOYCE KILMER……


Posted By on Apr 25, 2019

With a timely nod to Joyce Kilmer…..please join us for an afternoon of art, recognition of the living history of Daniel Island’s live oaks, live music, crafts for kids, historic storytelling and a special thank you to all who have adopted a local live oak. 1-5 pm, Saturday, April 27 at Smythe Park! MORE DETAILS HERE

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Here’s one of the fun facts from Mike Dahlman’s talk about birthday boy, island namesake and colonial governor Robert Daniell. The portrait below was by Henrietta Johnson, believed to be the first woman artist who worked with pastels. For more on Henrietta Johnson click here And for more on Robert Daniell from Mike Dahlman, click here

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