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JOIN US FOR OUR 2019 KICKOFF


Posted By on Jan 2, 2019

Time will tell is 2019 is a year of historical importance, but you can make history an important part of your 2019. Start off by joining us for our first program of the new year on Tuesday, January 15. Learn about the important role rice played in Lowcountry history. Details at our calendar:...

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RICE? Really? RICE? If that’s your reaction it’s all the more reason to come to our January DIHS meeting. DIHS VP and programming guru Chris Frisby has booked College of Charleston history prof Hayden Smith to talk about the role rice played in the early days of the Lowcountry. Join us at 7pm, Tuesday, January 15 at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive. Stay turned for more information about Dr. Smith and the...

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Chilly weather, a different day of the week and a different venue didn’t keep a full house crowd from finding our November DIHS meeting Thursday night at the DI Library. We heard a fascinating presentation by Leigh Moring of the Historic Charleston Foundation about Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene, sometimes known as the Savior of the South. Some of the interesting points Morig shared: • Approximately 25% of Charlestonians...

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WE’RE IN THE NEWS!


Posted By on Oct 24, 2018

Actually we have a strong presence in the current Daniel Island NEWS. It’s almost like DIHS co-founder Beth Bush is the editor or something 🙂 First off is an article by reporter Heath Ellison about the DIHS role in keeping island history alive. KEEPING HISTORY ALIVE And then there’s a timely look at Daniel Island cemeteries as DIHS co-founder Mike Dalhman takes Ellison on a tour the four cemeteries on the...

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A good turnout Tuesday night heard College of Charleston historian Rebecca Shumway discuss the transAtlantic slave trade, its impact on Charleston and what both of those things mean for Charleston’s new International African American Museum. She stressed that although there was obviously an economic motivation to trafficking in slaves, on both sides of the Atlantic, it can’t be considered a normal commercial activity...

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