Island History


Daniel Island has a rich and complicated history…a Native American presence dating back centuries…the colonial plantation era, truck farming, share cropping and more. The links below are part of our continuing effort to discover and share that history.

ROBERT DANIEL: ISLAND’S NAMESAKE

NATIVE AMERICANS

DANIEL ISLAND’S REVOLUTIONARY WAR TIES

THE GUGGENHEIM ERA

DANIEL ISLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

DANIEL ISLAND AND WWII

RAVEN’S CREEK

FAIRBANK PLANTATION

ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE I-526 CORRIDOR ON DANIEL ISLAND

DANIEL ISLAND 1996-2016

DANIEL ISLAND CEMETERIES

You may also want to look at our historical marker project at ISLAND HISTORICAL MARKERS and regularly check our DIHS BLOG