Events


The Lowcountry is renowned for plantation tours….Middleton, Drayton, Boone Hall, Magnolia and more. But right up the road in Georgetown is another adventure you may want to consider. And we’re going to make it easy for DIHS members.    DIHS board member Rich Dorval has worked with Hopsewee Plantation to put together what sounds like a fascinating experience ranging from first hand history to first class food! Friday,...

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Those laid to rest in Charleston’s old burial grounds have much to tell when it comes to Holy City history! Join us as we welcome guest speaker Patrick Harwood, author of “Stories from the Underground: The Churchyards of Charleston” on Tuesday, May 21, from 7-8pm at Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. Mr. Harwood will discuss his book and the treasure trove of stories he details inside its pages. The author...

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Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman from The Charleston Museum will share highlights from their nearly 10,000 piece costume and textile collection. Through individual objects worn by both the notable and the unknown in our city’s history, she will speak about the evolution of garments and styles from the Colonial era to the present.  Theerman says she’s looking forward to her DIHS appeearance....

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The Lowcountry is renowned for plantation tours….Middleton, Drayton, Boone Hall, Magnolia and more. But right up the road in Georgetown is another adventure you may want to consider. And we’re going to make it easy for DIHS members.    DIHS board member Rich Dorval has worked with Hopsewee Plantation to put together what sounds like a fascinating experience ranging from first hand history to first class food! Friday,...

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Join the Daniel Island Historical Society as we spotlight Eliza Lucas Pinckney and two of her children for Women’s History Month in March! In some ways, Eliza Lucas Pinckney has come to overshadow her sons. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was a signer of the Constitution and Thomas Pinckney was Governor of South Carolina and the first U.S. Minister to the Court of St. James. Our guest speaker Faye Jensen, CEO Emerita of the South Carolina...

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