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More than a few of the folks attending our February 20 program “Bricks…Building Charleston’s Past and Present” expressed some surprise at how interesting Cary Briggs presentation was.  Obviously a lot of the credit goes to Briggs who made something as ordinary as bricks into a fascinating story. Briggs shared lots of interesting facts about bricks from the colonial era to efforts to bring the craft back to...

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Members are the lifeblood of the Daniel Island Historical Society and membership dues are vital support to the projects and programs DIHS provide our community.  Ever wonder where your dues go to?  Here are just some of the projects your membership make possible.  You can sign up for membership or renew an existing membership at any of our meetings or by clicking here for more information.   Now let’s...

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 We have another great topic lined up for our March 20th DIHS meeting.  Robert Stockton, an expert on the history of local architecture will speak on “Homes of the Lords Proprietors and Governors of Carolina” with an emphasis on local namesake Robert Daniell.  Usual time and place….7 pm at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms...

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Here’s a quick sneak peek at the craft of colonial brickmaking we’ll be exploring at our next meeting…7 pm, Tuesday, February 20 at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive. Click here for a quick preview!...

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Making bricks was a critical part of the making of Charleston. At our Tuesday, February 20 DIHS meeting (7 pm at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr) Southwick “Cary” Briggs will share the history of brickmaking in the Lowcountry and how his local firm keeps that history alive.  For more background on Cary check out this April 2017 article in Charleston...

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