COSTUMED TOURS AT ZION CEMETERY & BAYNARD MAUSOLEUM, A SITE ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES TUESDAYS, 11 AM Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE PER TOUR TO ENSURE SOCIAL DISTANCING The Island’s history comes […]

Historic Fort Mitchel Tours Fort Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE PER TOUR TO ENSURE SOCIAL DISTANCING THURSDAYS, 11:00 AM Fort Mitchel contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull […]

In this free talk at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, Author and Historian Cheryl Oliver will discuss the roles women played in the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. A Virginia native, Cheryl Oliver has written 7 historical non-fiction books. A graduate of Marymount University, she is a member of the National Genealogical Association, DAR, […]

In Search of the Gullah Spiritual with Dr Eric Crawford In celebration of the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage‘s newest exhibition, Soul of the South, come learn more about Gullah spirituals in this free talk by Dr. Eric Crawford. Crawford holds a Ph.D. in musicology from The Catholic University of America. His research focuses on […]

Come to the Morris Center Camp Dig-It As part of the Summer Explorers Series, attend a fun and interactive archaeology class taught by a professional archaeologist. Participants will excavate a simulated site in dig boxes representing colonial and Native American time periods.  They will also be able to make and keep pottery like the Native […]

Join the Morris Center for Strategies for Freedom: Free People of Color and Antebellum SC Society In this free talk, Dr. David W. Dangerfield speaks about communities of free people of color in the years before the Civil War in South Carolina. Dangerfield is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of South Carolina […]