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

May, 1777: Treaty of DeWitt’s Corner

  On May 20, 1777, delegates from the Lower Towns of the Cherokee Nation and officials from South Carolina and Georgia …

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April, 1775: The Rebellion of South Carolina

After Britain passed the Coercive Acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, in 1774, dissatisfaction rose among the American colonists. …

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March, 1663: Charles II issues the Carolina Charter

King Charles II was known as the Merry Monarch. After years of exile during Oliver Cromwell’s Puritan Commonwealth, Charles was …

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February, 1779: The Battle of Port Royal

After the British took Savannah, Georgia, in December 1778, they decided to establish a base to the north, on Port …

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