Posted By on Feb 18, 2020

It’s a rare privilege to learn about local history from the people who lived it, who helped shape it, and who live today both because of and in spite of the history they helped forge. That’s what happened at Tuesday night’s DIHS program “The 1969 Charleston Hospital Workers Strike” 51 years ago Louise Brown was an nursing assistant at what was then Charleston Hospital. She shared the routine, daily putdowns and blatant discrimination...

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Posted By on Feb 3, 2020

Our February member e-mail newsletter just went out. You can see it at…/great-stuff-coming-up-for-dihs… If you are a member and didn’t get your copy, let us know at Not a member?…Come to our February meeting

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We have a terrific, and terrifically relevant, program coming up Tuesday, February 18. Journalist Carolyn Murray and Citadel History Prof Kerry Taylor will fill us in on the 1969 Charleston Hospital Worker’s Strike. Today that hospital is MUSC. The strike was a dramatic moment in the local unfolding of the Civil Rights Movement. Corretta Scott King was in Charleston to support the strike, and it was one of her first public appearances...

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DIHS President Chris Frisby will make a presentation at the upcoming meeting of the Daniel Island Exchange Club. Here’s the announcement from the club: Our next Exchange Club business meeting will be Tuesday January 28, 2020 at the Daniel Pointe Retirement Community Auditorium, 514 Robert Daniel Dr., Daniel Island, SC 29492 (turn left at the second traffic circle on Island Park Drive north of I-526). We will have a social from...

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Posted By on Jan 22, 2020

Our Tuesday night program on the Huguenot legacy in South Carolina not only drew a big crowd but Renee Marshall took a lot of questions from the audience.  She made several offers to check out the Huguenot Society website or even to drop by their headquarters at Here’s the Society’s contact info: Address:   138 Logan St, Charleston, SC 29401 Phone:  (843) 723-3235 Website:

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