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We have our first three programs of the year set for Tuesday September 19, Tuesday October 17 and Tuesday November 14.  All are at 7 pm at Daniel Island Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive.  For all the exciting details please check our calendar of events. The start of a new program year also means it’s time to renew your DIHS membership or, better yet, join us for the first time.   Your presence...

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We have a third program scheduled for the Fall and it’s going to be a terrific evening.   Pirates!  Warships!  Merchant vessels!  The ocean and rivers surrounding Charleston and Daniel Island have seen plenty of action and lots of history.  Cannons roared.  Ports were blockaded.  The schooners, sloops, brigs and cutters were all part of a powerful trade for generations and without the help...

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CHARLESTON’S DUELING LEGACY


Posted By on Aug 5, 2017

For two centuries, Charlestonians dueled habitually, settling personal grievances with malice instead of mediation.  Learn more about this dark side of “civilized” Charleston on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 pm at Daniel Island’s Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive. Grahame Long, chief curator for the Charleston Museum, discusses the Dueling Legacy in Charleston. Dueling was an integral part of...

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JOIN THE TEAM!


Posted By on Aug 3, 2017

The Daniel Island Historical Society has some big shoes to fill.   David Cran did a terrific job organizing programs as our Vice President but we need someone to step up and take on this important role.  The Daniel Island Historical Society is looking for a Board Member for the 2017 – 2018 Program series.  The position is Vice President and the job description is below: Vice President – Member of the DIHS...

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Mark your calendar now!  DIHS will kick off our new program year Tuesday, September 19 with a sampling of Sound of Charleston.     7 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive. This program will be a sample of the popular weekly show presented at historic Circular Congregational Church in downtown Charleston. For more than three centuries, Charleston’s musical heritage has been as diverse as the...

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The fate of the four cemeteries tucked away, usually out of sight, on Daniel Island is frequently complicated….legally, emotionally, logistically.  But a combination of community interests….the DI Historical Society, the DI POA, the local Rotary Club, the Shaw Family and even a local Boy Scout….have pulled together to help preserve and improve the Grove Cemetery, tucked away behind the Volvo Tennis...

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