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If you liked our May program where the Charleston Public Library’s resident historian Nic Butler outlined “Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Lowcountry History”, then you’ll love the latest installment of his ongoing project Charleston Time Machine.  This entry deals with the early history of local ferry service…a critical element in the development of the Charleston area.  As Butler says...

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We’re working on rescheduling the event for October with a more congenial setting than Smythe Lake.  Please stay tuned.  Again our apologies to the families who have already registered.  If you don’t receive a refund in the next couple of days the contact is Dani Herman at danielle.herman@dicommunity.org    ...

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It’s that time of year again!   Join the Daniel Island Historical Society for our  6th Annual “History Under the Stars” camp out at Smythe Lake on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24.   Past activities have included a history walk, tours of a historic sailing ship, artifact exhibitions and period based re-enactors. The DIHS is working on something very special for Saturday afternoon at this time!  ...

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Thirty third graders at Cainhoy Elementary School have joined the ranks of local students creating their versions of the ironwork of local icon Philip Simmons under the leadership of classroom teachers Victoria Huerth and Demmie Harden and Cainhoy art teacher Janell Walker.  Walker facilitated the creation of the Simmons “gates” with research help from Harden and Huerth. This was the first year the Cainhoy third graders did a...

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What could be cooler than local high school athletes pitching in to cleanup a Cainhoy cemetery? Local activist MaeRe Skinner and Philip Simmons HS Coach Eric Bendig joined a group of players cleaning up the “Old Ruins” cemetery off Clements Ferry Road. See this and other school news in the DI NEWS http://www.thedanielislandnews.com/…/school-news-may-17-2018 And here are some pictures that didn’t make the paper....

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HISTORY UNDER THE STARS HEADS UP


Posted By on May 20, 2018

History Under The Stars is always a great event. We want to give you an early heads up on this year’s HUTS family campout. It will be at Smythe Park June 23 and 24. The program is still being worked out so no other details are available yet. Signup, as usual, will be at the DIPOA website at : http://danielisland.com/community/events-activities/...

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