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The fifth edition of HISTORY UNDER THE STARS family campout is coming to Smythe Park June 10 and 11.   You don’t have to be a DIHS member to take part in this terrific program but you do have to sign up here. We’ll have all the old favorites including a movie, s’mores and a special treat with reenactments by the 54th Massachusetts regiment of “Glory” fame. SIGN UP NOW! Here are some great pics...

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Our “What Do You Know?” local history quiz is taking a break for the summer.  Maybe just in time because this is the second consecutive round with NO correct answers!  The latest stumper:  What industry/building used to be located on Raven’s Creek (Raven’s Creek is between Barfield Park and the Sales Center – the boardwalk crosses over it)? Hint: There is a historical marker there.  The short...

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  Students at Philip Simmons Elementary and Middle Schools showed off their “take” on the art and craft of local legend (and school namesake) Philip Simmons in an art show Thursday, May 25.   The DIHS has worked with the Daniel Island School on an annual Philip Simmons art show but this is the first year the project has extended to the new Philip Simmons Elementary and Middle Schools up Clement’s Ferry Road...

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Shouldn’t EVERY day be memorial day?  If not today, take a moment soon to visit four almost forgotten cemeteries right here on Daniel Island.  There aren’t many physical reminders of the 4000 years presence of humans on Daniel Island, not even from the 300+ years since colonization.  We have stately rows of live oaks planted to delineate 18th century property lines, but no buildings or landmarks survived the...

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What could make the fifth annual History Under The Stars family camp out even better? How about reenactments by the 54th Massachusetts regiment of “Glory” fame? It’s not too late to reserve YOUR family’s spot at Smythe Park June 10-11.  CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR CAMPSITE!...

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