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Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World

In partnership with various local, national, and international cultural heritage organizations, academic institutions, and historic sites, the Carolina Lowcountry and …

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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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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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