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PHILIP SIMMONS BIRTHDAY


Posted By on Jun 8, 2019

Sunday, June 9 marks the 107 anniversary of the birth of Philip Simmons…the master ironworker born on Daniel Island and whose legacy stretches from beautiful iron work gracing downtown Charleston to namesake schools in the Cainhoy area. Here are some links to more information about the man who remains a transformative part of local history. Philip Simmons, Keeper of the Gate Philip Simmons…Wikipedia Philip Simmons standing...

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HELP WANTED


Posted By on Jun 1, 2019

It’s that time again….time for our members to step up and help guarantee the future of the Daniel Island Historical Society. As we’ve previously shared, Bill Thielfoldt has tendered his resignation as president. VP Chris Frisby has agreed to step up into the presidency…a move the board will formally approve at an upcoming board meeting. Which means we need someone to take on the vice presidency…the main...

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THANK YOU BILL THIELFOLDT!


Posted By on Jun 1, 2019

Thank you Bill Thielfoldt! It’s with mixed feelings that we inform you that DIHS president Bill Thielfoldt has tendered his resignation after a successful and productive run as our leader. His efforts helped keep the group vital and relevant to our community. Again, THANK YOU Bill!

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MEMORIAL DAY


Posted By on May 25, 2019

DIHS reminds you to remember all who have served…no matter the circumstance. Image is from DI’s Grove Cemetery, Memorial Day 2015.

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When we planned the season ending DIHS meeting Tuesday at Bin 526 we were confident it was a winning combination…..art, wine, history, good company and a terrific talk on the Charleston Renaissance. If you enjoyed Lese Corrigan’s talk on the Charleston Renassaince Tuesday night, you might want to pay her a visit at her downtown gallery. https://www.corrigangallery.com/

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