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

April, 1670: Settlers from England Establish Charles Town

In August of 1669, three ships – the Carolina, the Port Royal, and the Albemarle- set sail from England for …

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

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

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

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