The cornerstone was laid in January 1840
Learn the trailblazing story of Elizabeth Timothy
Mayor John Patrick Grace’s narrow victory signaled a change in power in the city
A century ago, Laura Bragg became the first woman in the nation to lead a publicly funded history museum
The tornadoes tore through Charleston in September 1938
He was elected to office despite rules forbidding Jews to serve
Jenkins's orphans march into history
How our port city was a leader in slowing the spread of diseases
Why Robert Smalls should be remembered as the Lowcountry’s Paul Revere
The Avery Normal School is home to College of Charleston's Avery Research Center for African American History and...
Had King Charles I of England not been beheaded on January 30, 1649, our history would certainly have turned out...
How the day Vesey won his freedom changed the course of history
A tale of a prized, bygone gobbler
After the Civil War started, Harriet Tubman joined the Union Army and led a raid up the Combahee River between...