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Updates on the events, exhibits, archives and staff of the South Carolina Historical Society.

August

On August 31, 1885, DuBose Heyward was born in Charleston to Edwin Watkins Heyward and Jane Screven DuBose. Jane was …

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April

Many people know that this month 157 years ago, Confederate troops fired a mortar shell that exploded above Fort Sumter …

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March

On March 17, 1856, the Mount Vernon Ladies Association received its charter, in large part because of Ann Pamela Cunningham …

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February

February 1960 - South Carolina Experiences its First “Sit-In” On February 12, 1960, several African American students from Friendship Junior College …

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