Posts by BP46


Each year the South Carolina Historical Society awards up to three Gignilliat Scholarships to students of Huguenot descent. Students are judged on their compilation of a family tree, academic ability, and leadership qualifications. The Gignilliat Scholarship Fund was established in 1973 by Thomas M. Gignilliat, who stipulated that the recipients must descend from a Huguenot ancestor who settled in North America prior to November 28,...

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Arbor Day 2024 Special Event


Posted By on Apr 2, 2024

The Charleston Parks Conservancy has a great Arbor Day program to bring both tree education and actual FREE trees to Charleston area communities.  Since Daniel Island has a long and storied history at the center of early American agriculture and botany, and we have 50% of all public trees in Charleston–they’ve decided to “go big” with DI.   DIHS and DINA are partnering with Charleston Parks Conservancy for Arbor Day.  The...

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The Charleston Museum has some interesting programs to help your kids/grandkids get through Spring Break. What teen wouldn’t enjoy celebrating Women’s History Month by learning about America’s first female serial killer. Really! Teen Workshop: Lethal Lady Friday March 29 10:00 – 11:30 AM Hear the tale of America’s first female serial killer, Lavinia Fisher. But was she really the manipulative murderess and...

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