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

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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May, 1722: Naturalist Mark Catesby Arrives in South Carolina

In February 1722, Mark Catesby sailed for the Carolina colony. With funding from a group of Fellows of the Royal …

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Conservation by Ben McC. Moise

Conservation Officers, long known in these parts as Game Wardens, stand as “the long green line” between the wasteful use …

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