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Here’s another installment of Brian Hicks’ series of columns celebrating 350 years of Charleston history. “By all outward appearances, Charleston had completely recovered from the devastations of war by 1793. The city’s docks were busy again, a branch of the First Bank of the United States had opened at the corner of Broad and Meeting streets and in February the reconstituted South Carolina Jockey Club held its first...

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CELEBRATE CONSTITUTION DAY


Posted By on Sep 16, 2020

Celebrate Constitution Day with rare materials from the Gilder Lehrman Collection: The US Constitution! Join our curators, Conroe Brooks, who plays George Washington, Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, and King George in the touring cast of HAMILTON, and Kevin Cline, the 2016 National History Teacher of the Year, as we explore these rare documents, learn about their creation, take a close look at how the preamble changed between the...

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OOPS!


Posted By on Sep 15, 2020

If you were among the people who joined our attempt at a Zoom meeting this evening, we apologize. We were obviously hacked both visually and via audio.We will sort out our technical issues and reschedule. Information will be distributed via FB, Twitter, our website, various online calendars and local publications.Sorry for the problems tonight.

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JOIN US ON ZOOM


Posted By on Sep 15, 2020

ONE MORE TIME: The link for our Zoom session at 7 this evening is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84576213802Charleston League of Women Voters President Barbara Griffin will talk about the all important issue of voting….100 years after the ratification of the 19th Amendment and weeks before the presidential election.

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If the headline doesn’t grab you, how about this sentence? “Blood was shed, and there were actually instances of people being tarred and feathered.” Read Brian Hicks entire column, the twentieth in his ongoing series celebrating Charleston’s 350 years. Want links to all twenty (thus far) columns? CLICK HERE.

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HAPPY LABOR DAY


Posted By on Sep 6, 2020

Happy Labor Day! Here’s a brief insight into the history of the day….https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/labor-day-1

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