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

September, 1761: Cherokees Relinquish their Hunting Lands

September 23, 1761 After more than three years of hostilities, Cherokee Indians signed a treaty with South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor William …

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August, 1920: the Nineteenth Amendment is Ratified

August 18, 1920 There were a number of women in South Carolina who were pleased when the amendment that gave women …

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July, 1744: War is declared in Charleston against France

July 23, 1744 On this side of the Atlantic, the War of Austrian Succession was called King George’s War and took …

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Online Catalog Updated

  The society’s catalog is the online portal through which SCHS members, staff, and researchers from around the world discover the …

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