Posts by BP46


Cemetery Signs Are Up!


Posted By on Feb 17, 2024

We want to thank the Daniel Island POA for erecting our news signs at Daniel Island’s four cemeteries. Shown below are Lesesne Cemetery and Simmons Cemetery with Cemetery Chair Dick Porter and committee volunteer Diane Lesko. Signs are also up at the Alston and Grove Cemeteries and we will add those pictures soon. For more on the signs and our cemetery efforts:...

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Documenting Sacred Spaces


Posted By on Feb 14, 2024

DIHS President/Co-Founder Beth Bush, wearing another of her many hats, has an interesting article in this week’s DI News., https://www.thedanielislandnews.com/news/documenting-sacred-spaces Cleaning up, restoring and preserving cemeteries is a major focus of DIHS. We’re actively involved with the four cemeteries on Daniel Island and increasingly with cemeteries in the Cainhoy area. Learn more at the following links: For a...

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Homeschool History Day: Gullah Traditions Thursday February 15 10:00 – 11:00 AM and 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Discover the Gullah culture of the Lowcountry and learn how enslavement of people from Africa defined the foods, music, and culture of South Carolina. Homeschool History Day programs feature a field trip experience, a chance to go through the Museum, and an educational activity. Recommended for ages 6 to 12. Reservations...

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A Chance to Say Thanks!


Posted By on Feb 12, 2024

Supporting…and receiving support from…other groups on Daniel Island is vital to helping achieve our mission. So if you enjoyed our joint venture Saturday with Bishop England High School, here’s a chance to say thank you. Please consider supporting this worthwhile scholarship! Miss the Saturday program? Catch up at https://dihistoricalsociety.com/…/watato-brings-a…/

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The title of our special Black History Month program was “Let’s Try Love: African American History through the Performing Arts”. And as Watoto Academy founder Donald O’Conner explained “it’s all about the journey!” DIHS partnered with Bishop England High School for a truly special evening that began with O’Conner’s presentation and Q&A, a brief social gathering and then a performance of This...

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