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Harlan Greene

August 2021
Robert Purvis dedicated his life to ending slavery and defending human rights

July 2021
Exhibitions of her work are spread from the Gibbes Museum of Art to Middleton Place and the Edmondston-Alston House

June 2021
And how Charleston influenced Tales of the City

April 2021
The confection inspired a novel and an early sweet trend

January 2021
The cornerstone was laid in January 1840

December 2020
Learn the trailblazing story of Elizabeth Timothy

November 2020
Mayor John Patrick Grace’s narrow victory signaled a change in power in the city

October 2020
A century ago, Laura Bragg became the first woman in the nation to lead a publicly funded history museum

September 2020
The tornadoes tore through Charleston in September 1938

August 2020
He was elected to office despite rules forbidding Jews to serve

July 2020
Jenkins's orphans march into history 

June 2020
How our port city was a leader in slowing the spread of diseases

May 2020
Why Robert Smalls should be remembered as the Lowcountry’s Paul Revere

April 2020
Take a crash course in Charleston history with this timeline of highlights covering 350-plus years

April 2020
A Charleston-born historian on accelerating into the city’s future

February 2020
The Avery Normal School is home to College of Charleston's Avery Research Center for African American History and...

January 2020
Had King Charles I of England not been beheaded on January 30, 1649, our history would certainly have turned out...

December 2019
How the day Vesey won his freedom changed the course of history

November 2019
After the Civil War started, Harriet Tubman joined the Union Army and led a raid up the Combahee River between...

October 2019

August 2019
Before the South Carolina flag’s famous palmetto, there was a different tree that just may have made the Palmetto State...

July 2019
Historically, the secret to surviving Charleston summers had been the same for centuries—either leave or somehow catch...

June 2019
The 85th anniversary of the famous composer’s visit to Charleston to write the score of Porgy & Bess

March 2019
The Hospital Workers’ Movement began 50 years ago this March

February 2019
The surprising figure behind 200 Years of Charleston Cooking