Here’s one of the fun facts from Mike Dahlman’s talk about birthday boy, island namesake and colonial governor Robert Daniell. The portrait below was by Henrietta Johnson, believed to be the first woman artist who worked with pastels. For more on Henrietta Johnson click here And for more on Robert Daniell from Mike Dahlman, click...

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APRIL 16 Meeting A Big Hit

Posted By on Apr 17, 2019

As promised, our April DIHS meeting was a double header kicking off with a birthday celebration for Daniel Island namesake Robert Daniell.  We, of course, had cake to celebrate the 373rd birthday.  As DIHS co-founder Mike Dahlman pointed out it’s unclear where Daniell was born.  There are arguments for both Scotland and Wales but it looks likely he and an elder brother where both born in London.  Although he died...

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Posted By on Apr 13, 2019

APRIL’S MEETING IS A DOUBLE HEADER @ Church of the Holy Cross April 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm We have a double header for you at our April 16 meeting. And that means we’ll be starting 30 minutes earlier than usual, at 6:30 pm. We’re starting early so we can celebrate namesake Robert Daniell’s birthday complete with a short talk about Daniell by DIHS co-founder Mike Dahlman. We’ll follow that up at 7 with “Hidden History: The Walled City...

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Posted By on Apr 10, 2019

You like all three of those, right? Then join us for a special DIHS meeting at 630 Tuesday, May 21 at Bin 526. We’ll start with wine and conversation and then move to a presentation on 19th/20th century Charleston art by Lese Corrigan of the Corrigan Gallery. Calendar of...

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