January 21- March 11, 2014: 2014 Winter Lecture Series: People You Should Know: Remarkable South Carolinians, 1700 – 1860
In 2014, the South Carolina Historical Society will present its seventh annual Winter Lecture series, People You Should Know: Remarkable South Carolinians, 1700 – 1860. Beginning Tuesday, January 21, noted historians will discuss the trailblazers who left an indelible mark and the events that shaped us all.
June 28, 2014: Carolina Day
Carolina Day celebrates the American victory at the Battle of Sullivan’s Island on June 28, 1776. On this day forces under Colonels William Moultrie and William Thomson repelled assaults by the Royal Navy and the British Army. The first Carolina Day was celebrated in 1777, and the Palmetto Society and the South Carolina Historical Society continue the commemoration today.