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Silver Collection “Favorites”

by Grahame Long, Curator of History People ask me all the time: “What’s your most favorite thing in the whole museum?” or “If the place were on fire, what would be the first thing you would grab?” As you might expect, it is next to impossible for me (or really…

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Maroons of Suriname and a “Winged” Shabti: from the Archaeology Dept

PAST EXHIBIT Wood carvings of the Maroons of Suriname  The Maroons of Suriname and Guiana are descendants of escaped slaves who formed independent communities in the South American rain forests. Unable to defeat them, the Dutch government granted them their freedom in the 1760s. Six Maroon tribes remain in Suriname,…

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Crocodile

Charleston is busy ramping up for the season with the opening of the Southeastern Wildlife Expo. With The Charleston Museum’s vast natural history collection, we thought it would be fun to focus on several interesting items in our collections throughout the coming week. Crocodile Gavialosuchus carolinensis This toothy creature always…

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Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Charleston is busy ramping up for the season with the opening of the Southeastern Wildlife Expo. With The Charleston Museum’s vast natural history collection, we thought it would be fun to focus on several interesting items in our collections throughout the coming week. Ivory-Billed Woodpecker We were recently contacted by…

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Arthur M. Wilcox Auditorium Opening Reception

View Photos On Flickr or View Slideshow   Photos by Sean Money

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