Colonial Charleston

From colony to country, explore the sites that helped to forge a state and nation.

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Celebrate Carolina Day, the 4th of July and more this weekend in Charleston

Happy Carolina Day! Looking for events for today or the rest of Independence Week? The Post and Courier has you covered.

postandcourier.com Here's what to do this weekend in Charleston.

This morning at 10:49am, tune in to Lowcountry Live WCIV! Two Colonial Charleston representatives will be on air to talk Carolina Day, Charleston 1781, and July 4th. For more information about any of these events, check out The Powder Magazine of South Carolina, The Charleston Museum, or The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon!

Several Colonial Charleston sites are participating in Independence Week events! Charles Towne Landing, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, The Powder Magazine of South Carolina, The Charleston Museum, and Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site all have exciting events or exhibits to explore while celebrating our nation's birthday.

Five historic sites in the Lowcountry have joined to help you make the most of your visit to the Charleston community during the July 4th week. This convenient guide lists activities focused on 17th century military history, the reading of the Declaration of Independence and the role enslaved Africans played in shaping local culture. Come to the Lowcountry and explore a rich history as we celebration our nation’s birthday.

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Lecture - Why George Washington's Leadership is Still Important - The American Revolution Institute

Kick off a full weekend of Revolutionary War activities with a lecture by the American Revolution Institute! On the eve of Carolina Day, Dr. David L. Preston, Westvaco Professor of National Security Studies at the Citadel, discusses George Washington’s enduring relevance to South Carolina and the nation.

Registration is required: https://www.americanrevolutioninstitute.org/event/june-27-2019/

americanrevolutioninstitute.org Join the American Revolution Institute for a special lecture and reception in Charleston, South Carolina. On the eve of Carolina Day, Dr. David L. Preston, Westvaco Professor of National Security Studies at the Citadel, discusses George Washington’s enduring relevance to South Carolina and the nat...

The Charleston Museum

Nighttime at the Museum was a great event, as always!

And that’s a wrap! Thank you for another great event at Nighttime at the Museum, we’ll see you next year!

Attention Living History Enthusiasts!

18th-century tavern gathering - Saturday, April 13th 7:30pm - Tommy Condon's Pub - 160 Church Street Charleston, South Carolina

Fine company, food and libations

Come as you are, but of course, colonial attire preferred!

On April 3, The American College of the Building Arts hosts Tom Reinhart of George Washington's Mount Vernon for a lecture about Washington’s design and building choices, and how preservationists seek to faithfully return the Mansion to its appearance in the last year of Washington’s life. Visit https://acba.edu/Lectures.php for more information.

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Many South Carolinians flunked a U.S. citizenship test. Should we be worried?

Try the U.S. Citizenship Test - https://civicsquestions.com

postandcourier.com A new survey shows a sampling of adults in the Palmetto State could not pass the basic test of civic knowledge administered to prospective U.S. citizens. But, at least in

Meet Martha Washington! March 16th at the Gibbes museum

Great Ladies of the American Revolution

While the men were busy founding the nation, what were the women up to? Join actress Maggie Worsdale as she brings to life the iconic wife of George Washington and shares stories that both entertain and educate. Perfect for families. Ticket price includes Museum admission.

Fully costumed, the performance is 40 minutes followed by Q & A

http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/programs-events/great-ladies-of-the-american-revolution/358?utm_source=General+eblast+-MAR+2019&utm_campaign=General+eblast+-MAR+3%2F1%2F19

Free history event on March 23rd! Journey with us to explore a portion of the 18th century Cherokee Trail in Cayce, SC. This program will bridge the history of Colonial Charleston to the rest of our state...

FREE Colonial Program! Join our museum staff at the 12,000 Year History Park on Congaree Creek on Saturday, March 23rd for "March to Fort Congaree" Yes, a cannon will fire...several times!

Did you get your Colonial Charleston passport this weekend at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site? If you didn't, don't worry! They're available for purchase at the sites of Colonial Charleston.

You're invited! On Saturday, March 2nd from 10am-4pm, Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site is hosting Lowcountry Colonial Days. The first 250 guests will receive a Colonial Charleston passport! For more information, click here: https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003827

Teachers explore Colonial Charleston! Register today for the 2019 Colonial Charleston Summer Institute (June 10-14). A week-long investigation of the Lowcountry while earning graduate credit. In partnership with College of Charleston, SCETV, and members of the Colonial Charleston Coalition.

http://colonialcharleston.com/

The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

Special thanks again to the Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center for inviting the Charlestown Artillery to be part of their Pirate Festival! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMJuRSoVb3c&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2DuuaeJkr-esCmF92zqXKso0eC1IA7irUDfks2llHmEKyL-Myp3qmztcI

Great time today at Westview Elementary School Whales Lowcountry History Day. Several Colonial Charleston sites were present...

Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site
The Charleston Museum
The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

Thanks Westview Elementary School Whales for inviting The Powder Magazine museum staff and Charlestown Artillery Volunteers to present at your Lowcountry History Fair. A fabulous program day for students - thank you public school teachers and faculty for your service to our community. Huzzah!

Berkeley County School District
Colonial Charleston
Goose Creek, South Carolina
Berkeley County Government

Join author Leigh Moring for a discussion of Revolutionary personalities - Caty & Nathanael Greene. Lunch provided by Rodney Scott's BBQ. Call for tickets (843-722-9350) or email [email protected]

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Dorchester County Archives & History Center

The Heritage Museum at Dorchester County Archives & History Center is hosting a fabulous historical fundraiser with a World War 2 theme. They do an amazing job interpreting an important perspective of early South Carolina history. Admission to the exhibits is included with this program...

https://dca-hc.com/Patton-Rommel-and-Me.php

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Another great history lecture this Tuesday (Sep 25 @ 6pm) by Dr. Nic Butler of Charleston County Public Library hosted by College of Charleston focusing on early policing in Charleston

https://rsji.cofc.edu/event/policing-charleston-during-the-era-of-slavery-1670-1865-by-nic-butler/

Nicho Butler
City of Charleston Police Department

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Interesting talks on our final day of the Colonial Institute at the American College of the Building Arts, Fort Moultrie, and The Charleston Museum

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

Cannon Demonstration - CCSI

A blackpowder cannon demonstration for day 4 of Colonial Charleston Summer Institute. The cannon being fired is a one-pound "brass" gun.

Musket demonstration - CCSI

A blackpowder demonstration at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site for Colonial Charleston Summer Institute day 4

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

Blacksmith at Middleton Place - CCSI

Our teachers learned the art of blacksmithing during day 3 of the Colonial Charleston Summer Institute.

Minuet dancing - CCSI

Colonial dance lessons at @The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon during the SUmmer Institute day 2!

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute day 3 - Dyeing #indigo at Middleton Place

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute - Day 2 (June 12) - the Gibbes museum

Finishing the day by taking a closer look at 18th century fine arts at the Gibbes Museum of Art! Thank you to the staff for giving us a special tour. Special thanks to Debbie Jerrett with #SCETV for taking time to discuss using technology in the classroom.

Berkeley County School District
Charleston County School District
Dorchester School District Two

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute - Day 2 (June 12) - The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

Thank you to Eric Lavender/Charleston Pirate Tours for giving a lecture on pirates of the Carolinas, and to all the staff at TPM.

Charleston County School District
Berkeley County School District
Dorchester School District 2

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute - Day 2 - Heyward-Washington House

Special thanks to all of the staff at the Heyward-Washington House for giving the teachers an inside look at a colonial home!

Berkeley County School District
Charleston County School District
Dorchester School District Two

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute - Day 2 (June 12) - The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

Starting Day 2 at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon! Special thanks to Tony Yeomans for guiding our teachers through South Carolina's most historic building and to Dana and Bonita Cheney for leading colonial dancing in the Great Hall!

Berkeley County School District
Charleston County School District
Dorchester School District Two

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute Day 1 (June 11) - Charles Towne Landing

Thanks to Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman from #SCETV for helping our Institute teachers craft their colonial lessons for students.

Berkeley County School District
Charleston County School District
Dorchester School District Two

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute

#SCETV's Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman help teachers craft their colonial lessons for students.

Colonial Charleston Summer Institute Day 1 (June 11) - Charles Towne Landing

A special thanks to all the staff at Charles Towne Landing for their presentations on early colonial life and the educators from Charleston County School District, Berkeley County School District, and Dorchester School District Two who are participating in CCSI this year!

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The Charleston Museum | News and Events » Nighttime at the Museum

Several Colonial Charleston sites will be at The Charleston Museum for Nighttime at the Museum. The Charlestown Battalion of Artillery (CBA) will be leading cannon drill and the world famous Sgt. Salisbury from The Powder Magazine of South Carolina will be mustering young Patriots...Huzzah!
https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/news-events/events/nighttime-at-the-museum-4/

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The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

Huzzah!

smithsonianmag.com

12 Facts About ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

DID WE HAVE A WHITE CHRISTMAS? It would have been in Colonial Charleston! In 18th-century Charleston, Christmas was celebrated Dec. 25 - Jan. 5 or 6, also called the 12 Days of Christmas. The largest celebration would have been the evening of Jan. 5 or 6 for family 12th Night Celebrations. Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/12-facts-about-12-days-christmas-180967569/

smithsonianmag.com Amaze and astound your loved ones with these pieces of carol trivia

The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

Powder on the Magazine...

Snowy Day in Colonial Charleston, South Carolina

The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

BLACK FRIDAY at The Powder Mag!

Stop by this weekend! Discounts on all shop items, including fun colonial reproductions. Special deals also on regular admissions and our annual museum family pass, which makes the perfect gift for someone this holiday season

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Charleston's Museum Mile
Black Friday

Congrats to the Tamassee DAR School for their first Colonial Day!

Special thanks to the Tamassee DAR School for inviting our Charlestown Battalion of Artillery to demonstrate for their Colonial Day last Friday!

The day would not have happened without:
The amazing staff at The Tamassee DAR School
The South Carolina Colonial Dames (NSCDA-SC) volunteers
Texas DAR's lovely Tamassee Cottage (for volunteers)
The Charleston Museum's fabulous colonial museum box
The Hanover House staff of Clemson University

Huzzah!

Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters
Dumbarton House, NSCDA Museum & Headquarters
The Charleston Museum
Walhalla Elementary
Tamassee-Salem Elementary
Clemson University

Charleston's Museum Mile

Today's the day! Museum Mile Month passes are now on sale. During the month of January, visit 12 great sites with one low-price pass. Museum Mile Month passes can be purchased in advance from now until December 31. Click here to order: http://www.charlestonsmuseummile.org/ticket-packages/

Huzzah!

Special thanks to The Sons of the Revolution for inviting Charlestown Battalion Artillery members to attend their Annual Meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel on Saturday evening. A very nice occasion and a VERY informative lectured offer by Dr. Nic Butler of the Charleston County Public Library about Charleston's forgotten Revolutionary War fortification called "The Hornwork" at and around Marion Square

Huzzah!

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The Powder Magazine Dispatch

2017 Lunch & Lecture Series will focus on "Discover Colonial Charleston" click this link to The Powder Magazine museum's newsletter to see the lineup!

http://mailchi.mp/f0e893bfdd95/sra3uqvbwr-941313

mailchi.mp The Powder Magazine Dispatch is a monthly newsletter to keep you up-to-date with South Carolina's oldest public building. Get information about past events, upcoming programs, and much more!

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See George Washington's Most Notable Military Equipment

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