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New Publication: The Civil War in Charleston

The Civil War in Charleston Objects From The Collections of The Charleston Museum Objects from the war period in Charleston- including uniforms, weapons, flags, medical kits, prosthetics, and personal possessions—have become part of The Charleston Museum’s wonderful collections. Many are located in our current exhibitions. Some of the finest objects…

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Lowcountry Digital Library

Two more of the photographic collections held in our Archives have gone on-line at the Lowcountry Digital Library. The newest additions (which join our Earthquake Photographs and Charleston Firefighters Rosters, 1862-1864) are our Fort Photographs and our Civil War Photographs. The Fort Photographs are images from our collections relating to…

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Civil War Fashion Try-on Summer 2011

Update: See photos from the Civil War Try-on 2012 Once again we all had a fantastic time at Saturday’s “Civil War Living History Event: Fashion Try-On,” held in conjunction with Threads of War: Clothing & Textiles of the Civil War. Our friends from the Carolina Ladies Aid Society brought a…

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Diary of Ann Manigault Taylor pt 2

Joseph Manigault was the son of Peter and Elizabeth Wragg Manigault. Altogether Peter and Elizabeth had four children:  Gabriel, Ann, Joseph and Harriet. Peter and Elizabeth’s house was located on the northwest corner of Amen and East Bay Streets. Due to Elizabeth’s ill health, the children were raised by Peter’s…

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp 2011

Campers are having a blast at Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary this week.

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