Join us for the return of Lila Arnold of Lowcountry Raptors! Get up close and meet the astounding falcons and hawks of the Lowcountry first hand! Learn the ecologic quirks of these tremendous creatures and how Lila Arnold works to save birds everyday. Lila Arnold brings over 15 years of experience in avian rehabilitation and […]

  Take a special close look at the Lowcountry’s very own Marsh Tacky horses. Learn about the one plentiful Marsh Tackies in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, which are now endangered with only 300 documented Marsh Tackies in existence. Individual owners and enthusiasts are diligently working to save the Marsh Tacky and to preserve the […]

  Join us for a special presentation on the historically significant Stono Rebellion by former museum curator Ron Roth. The Stono Rebellion on September 9, 1739, was the largest slave uprising in North America, taking place only 20 miles from Charleston. This presentation examines the social and political context of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s plantation […]

  April 1, 2017 – January 20, 2018 Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in WWII exhibit examines the Second World War’s impact in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. This story unfolds with the Day of Infamy giving Americans entry into the war. This display will reveal untold multicultural personal community stories of local men and women bound together […]

Meet and Greet with the Gopher Tortoise! Join us to learn about the only land tortoise native to the Southeast! Living in longleaf pine savannahs of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, the gopher tortoise lives in its dug out holes beneath the surface of the ground! Gail Westcot will explain the history […]

  Lafayette and the Rights of Man Join us for a biographical presentation on the key historical figure, Marquis de Lafayette. Our guest speaker, Bill Davies, is a retired lawyer and a member of several historical societies in the Lowcountry region. Learn about Lafayette’s time in America while serving in the Revolutionary War and his […]

Join us for a special presentation on Robert Mills, the first native born American Architect and designer of the Washington Monument. This College of Charleston graduate was an early advocate for fireproof buildings and helped popularize the style through his work on fireproofing court houses and county buildings. Learn more about this historic figure, here […]

Join us for a special presentation on the history of steam locomotives! These steam-powered behemoths rip and roared their way across the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Terry Koller, Manager of Railroad Operations at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, is fascinated with machines. His expertise working with the steam and diesel […]

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will be hosting an opening event on Saturday, June 10 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in celebration of their upcoming exhibit, “The First South Carolinians.” This event will feature free food, giveaways, programs and more! At 1.00pm, Dr. Will Moreau Goins will be giving a musical and storytelling presentation on […]