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EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022: The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. Charleston County's Covid-19 community level is currently listed as low. Masks are not required while visiting Museum sites.

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General News

Historic Valentine’s Day Cards – 2012

We have small display of historic Valentine’s Day cards, along with several lacy “unmentionables” from our textile collection, on exhibit through the end of February. Here are a few to make your Valentine’s Day just a little sweeter!

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A peek at “Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782”

Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782, published this month by the University of South Carolina Press, will be available in the Charleston Museum gift shop next week. If you have read A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780 you might see…

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Oyster Roast at Dill Sanctuary

On January 14th we celebrated the Charleston Museum’s 239th birthday with an oyster roast and history walk at the beautiful Dill Sanctuary on the Stono River. Thanks to all who turned out to spend the day with us on our birthday! View Photoset

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Holiday Decorations at the Joseph Manigault House 2011

Each year, the Garden Club of Charleston uses the Joseph Manigault House as a backdrop for their creative arrangements, using only live plant materials that would have been available in the Lowcountry during the first quarter of the 19th century. This year’s theme is “Charleston’s Antebellum Charms”. Here is a…

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Farrow Furnture

With gratitude from the estate of Mrs. Emily R. Farrow, a lifelong collection donor, The Charleston Museum has just added four new Charleston-made pieces of neo-classical furniture, including a remarkable secretary bookcase attributed to local cabinetmaker, Robert Walker circa 1805. This large piece of case furniture along with another Charleston…

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