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Civil War Weapons

Watch Video of the Curator Lecture Series: Deathly Blasts by the Thousands  or listen and download the podcast by Grahame Long, Curator of History The very first area of the Charleston Museum’s vast collections I was tasked with managing after I began my curatorship over a decade ago was the…

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Curator Lecture Series pt 02: Ft. Sumter Copy Book

Very Respectfully: Letters from the Ft. Sumter Copy Book by Russell Horres On the eve of the Civil War, all eyes turned to Charleston and an unfinished fortification called Ft. Sumter. Please join us for this second presentation in our curator lecture series on the Civil War for a snapshot…

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Curator Lecture Series Preview: Ft. Sumter Copy Book

UPDATE: Watch Video of the lecture or Listen to the Podcast of the lecture In preview of our Curator Lecture Series: Very Respectfully: Letters from the Ft. Sumter Copy Book archivist Jennifer Scheetz gives us a preview of the Ft. Sumter copy book. Event Info Curator Lecture Series: Very Respectfully:…

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Picture a Museum Day – #museumpics

Picture a Museum Day a one day global event which aims to give behind-the-scenes access to the word’s museums. Share your photos on twitter with the hastag #museumpics and upload to the flickr group #MuseumPics —learn more Our Photos Kids from our Nightime at the Museum event The Charleston Museum…

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Civil War Living History Event: The Language of Fans

Are you a big fan of fans? We sure are around here! Curator of Textile Jan Hiester tells us about a fan in the Museum’s collection in our latest textile video. If you still want more fans, then join us for our Language of Fans event on Saturday! Event Civil…

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