Posts Tagged "Daniel Island Historical Society"

Taking Back The Gadsden Flag!

Posted By on Aug 12, 2022

Mt. Pleasant resident Mark Hetterman says it’s time to take the symbolism of the Gadsden Flag away from fringe groups that have appropriated it. He makes his case in the August 12 Post & Courier in an op-ed column entitled “Retake national symbol from radicals who misappropriated it” “Societal symbols can be inspiring as well as threatening. Thus, our Stars and Stripes stands in stark contrast to the...

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The International African American Museum is almost ready to open…but even before the doors swing open you have a chance for a sneak preview at our February 15 meeting…..7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross Parish Hall, 299 Seven Farms Drive. Our speaker will be IAAM PRESIDENT/CEO Tonya M. Mathews.  Dr. Matthews will take DIHS members and guests on a virtual “behind the scenes” tour of the new IAAM, with information on the...

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MAY 18, 2021 ZOOM LINK

Posted By on May 23, 2021

Sorry for the delay but here’s the YouTube link to the video of our May 18 DIHS meeting “CainHoy Cemetery Battles with Grant Mishoe. The video quality isn’t the best but the information is good….maybe consider it a podcast...

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Congressman James Clyburn thinks it’s time for proper recognition of the role Clarendon County played in the Civil Rights struggle. James Clyburn According to Brian Hicks of the Post & Courier… “Clyburn asked a subcommittee of Congress’ Natural Resources Committee to add two Clarendon County schools to the National Park System. Those schools — Scotts Branch and Summerton High — are where the fight to end school...

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Posted By on Apr 20, 2021

We had an excellent speaker Tuesday night sharing information on a fascinating and critically important project called the Charleston Justice Journey. The Charleston Justice Journey (CJJ) is an online interactive research and mapping initiative that highlights sites significant to the African American experience in Charleston and our city’s ongoing journey toward racial equality, while conveying the connection of these sites to...

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