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When you combine fascinating information with an enthusiastic, humorous and passionate presentation you end up with a great DIHS program.  And that’s what historian Nic Butler gave us at the Tuesday, May 15 meeting. Butler walked us through ‘TEN THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LOWCOUNTRY HISTORY.” His ten included Carolina’s agrarian/mercantile economy.  Essentially, the lowcountry existed to feed raw materials to both...

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Please join us at 7 pm, Tuesday, May 15 for a terrific program, TEN THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LOWCOUNTRY HISTORY, presented by Dr. Nic Butler. The Charleston Time Machine was created by historian Dr. Nic Butler. It uses stories and facts from the rich, deep, colorful history of Charleston, South Carolina, as a means to educate, inspire, amuse, and even amaze the minds of our community. By exploring the...

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 This is year five for the DIHS supported Philip Simmons Art Show at Daniel Island School. Third and eighth graders fabricate their vision of the famed craftsman’s iron work.  Photos courtesy of Lee Ann Bain, DIHS Community Outreach Director.  For more pictures go to our Facebook page. Here’s a link to blog entries about past Simmons art shows at DI School, Philip Simmons Elementary and Simmons Middle...

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There’s a lot of truth in the cliche “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”  Frequently digging into local history reveals that truth.  We got the latest glimpse of that Tuesday night (April 17)  with Citadel professor Amanda Mushal’s fascinating presentation  “A Handsome Assortment of the Newest Fashions: The Businesswomen of Antebellum King Street”. What was it like to do...

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