Posted By on Apr 1, 2020

There haven’t been many rays of good news during the Covid19 shutdowns, but here’s one! We are extending the entry deadline for our Historical Essay contest. If you are a high school student who either lives in or attends a high school in the 29492 ZIP that means you still have time to enter and win some nice cash prizes. The new deadline is Friday, April 17. Teachers. Parents. Grandparents. Your high school student has a bit of time...

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Posted By on Mar 18, 2020

Already bored with “social distancing”? Upset we had to cancel Tuesday night’s DIHS meeting on Women’s History? Here are a couple of fascinating links to get you through the day: AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN AND THE 19th AMENDMENT You’ll probably also want to check out The League of Women Voters: A Century of Voter Engagement

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Since our March 17 was a casualty of coronavirus shutdowns, so was Barbara Griffin’s talk on Women’s History in South Carolina. But we found the following article “Special Women In Our State” at ” This guide will help you discover South Carolina’s most notable ladies – past and present! It provides brief biographical info plus website links for nearly 100 SC women – from a 16th-century...

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As we announced yesterday we’ve had to cancel our scheduled March 17 program and Women’s History in the Lowcountry. But here’s a brief history of the suffrage issue in South Carolina from the League of Women Voters…

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Posted By on Mar 11, 2020

A Spring afternoon cruise on the Daniel Island Ferry while DIHS co-founder shares some of his extensive knowledge of Daniel Island History.  Plus cake and refreshments.  What a great way to celebrate island namesake Robert Daniell’s birthday.  There are still a couple of spots available.  $25 per person for DIHS members…. $35 for non-members.  Email Beth Bush at to nail down your seat!

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