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We were so amazed at all the incredible talent on display at our Annual Philip Simmons Art Show at Daniel Island School on March 16! Thanks to DIS teachers Jonathan Griffith and Terry Lawson for working with 3rd and 8th grade students on the project!  The artistic spirit of Phillip Simmons is alive and well at DIS.

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Cochran Park Trees

Posted By on Mar 3, 2024

We have created adoption designation levels for each tree based on its circumference. Trees that are between 8′ and 12′ are ACORNS ($75 donation); trees between 12′ and 16′ are EVERGREENS ($100 donation); and trees 16′ and over are CENTENARIANS ($150 donation). The minimum circumference requirement for registration with the national Live Oak Society is 8 feet. The Cochran Park neighborhood is named after two “Cochran”...

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History Makes News!

Posted By on Jan 31, 2024

I’m not sure I’ve ever lived anywhere else where local history routinely was routinely covered in local newspapers. Here are a few examples from Wednesday, January 31. Philip Simmons is iconic here on Daniel Island but his fame and appreciation for the art of his ironwork is spreading as well. Great article in the DI NEWS by Reporter Emma Slaven. Post & Courier columnist Steve Bailey looks at the problems the John C....

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Posted By on Jan 9, 2024

Beth Bush is working on an interesting event but has hit a few snags. She needs your help! Want to partner with the Daniel Island Historical Society on an exciting upcoming event? We are looking for sponsors for our first ever “Colonial Cocktails” program to be held on Thursday, Feb. 29 on Daniel Island – featuring guest speaker Carin Bloom. Guests will be invited to learn more about historic libations and sample some old...

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Wreaths Across America returned to Cainhoy’s Old Ruins Cemetery Saturday, December 16. The Philip Simmons High School AF-JROTC Color Guard participated and Pastor Paul Sorensen of ONE Fellowship Church lead prayers during the program. Community members with ties to preserving Old Ruins included MaeRe Skinner and Fred Lincoln. Wreaths Across America started as a simple gesture of thanks that has grown into a national movement of...

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