Posts by Beth

“Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel” Tuesday, November 15, 7 p.m. Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island On the evening of June 17, 2015, a young white man walked into the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in downtown Charleston and seared his name into the history of the Holy City. Dylann Roof’s murderous spree claimed the lives of nine innocent people that night, but as the people of Charleston and the rest of the nation would soon discover...

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DIHS Kicks Off New Program Year

Posted By on Sep 23, 2016

The new season for the DIHS kicked off with a terrific presentation by Dr. Richard Porcher, Jr. who shared both memories and his research of the St. John Parish and the entire communities that disappeared under what is now Lake Moultrie. If you missed it, you’ll have to wait for Porcher’s book in progress, Our Lost Heritage. Don’t miss our October program, Matriarch of the Charleston Renaissance @ Church of the Holy...

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The Daniel Island Historical Society – The 2016-17 Season Fall Season September 20, 2016  –  7:00 p.m.  –  Church of the Holy Cross Guest Speaker, Richard Dwight Porcher, Jr. “Our Lost Heritage” a Cultural History of the Plantations and People of St. John’s Basin  Join the Daniel Island Historical Society for its season opening program on September 20, 2016 at 7 p.m.*  at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms...

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DIHS is looking for Executive Officers!

Posted By on May 11, 2016

Love history and want to help lead an organization making a positive difference in our community?? Join our leadership team at the Daniel Island Historical Society! We will soon be electing a new slate of officers – President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer – to guide us into our next season and beyond.  Each officer serves on the DIHS Board of Directors. We are in the midst of an exciting surge in momentum and...

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DIHS officers on Lowcountry Live!

Posted By on Apr 28, 2016

We were so excited to have a chance to appear on ABCNews4’s Lowcountry Live program on April 19. DIHS Vice President Lee Ann Bain and Co-Founder/Secretary Beth Bush enjoyed sharing the details on our Live Oak Lights event with show host Erin Kienzle! Click on the link below to watch the segment:    

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