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AHOY HISTORY BUFFS!


Posted By on Oct 16, 2017

Ahoy history buffs! Be on board at 7 pm Tuesday, Oct 17 at The Church of the Holy Cross (299 Seven Farms Dr) as we take a voyage into Charleston’s maritime history. Our Mighty Waters: Charleston’s Maritime Heritage...

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Interest in local history seems to be peaking.  The latest opportunity to learn more about local lore comes from the Daniel Island Speakers Series.   Here’s what they’re sending out about their November program: On Wednesday evening November 8, Tony Youmans, the Operations Manager of the Old Exchange Building and Provost Dungeon will be discussing local history at the Daniel Island Speakers Series. Tony is a...

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HELPING PRESERVE LOCAL HISTORY


Posted By on Oct 7, 2017

  A few crumbling bricks.  Two time and weather worn shutters.  An old door. A case of one woman’s junk is another man’s treasure? Actually, the woman, Cainhoy resident and activist MaeRe Skinner considers the bricks, shutters and doors treasured memories from her childhood.  And the man, Michael Coker of the Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center, is thrilled the Skinner artifacts will help anchor a new...

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EXPLORING YOUR ROOTS


Posted By on Sep 21, 2017

Need a little help exploring your roots?  Our friends at the Berkeley County Library System are ready to help!  Check out their event “Tapping Into Your Roots” 10 am-2 pm Saturday, October 7 at Moncks Corner Train Depot, 100 Behrman St. Moncks Corner, SC 29461 For more information click...

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We kicked off our new program year Tuesday night with a great sample of the show Sound of Charleston….from Gospel to Gershwin. Joining us from Sound of Charleston were Bill Schlitt, Maida Libkin and Ghadi Shayban. Schlitt shared some of the fascinating musical legacy of Charleston including various versions of songs song by both sides in the Civil War. But the high point of the evening was a stunning duet of Rhapsody in Blue...

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We have an unforgettable program to kick off the Fall….so don’t forget to be at Church of the Holy Cross (299 Seven Farms Drive) Tuesday at 7 pm for “Sound of Charleston….Gospel to Gershwin). Bonus time: new memberships and renewals get their choice of one of two Jonathon Green posters while supplies...

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