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12:52 pm on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Charlestowne Hotels Announces Summer Specials for US Military

Charlestowne Hotels 28 Bridgeside Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 873.972.1400 CharlestowneHotels.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2012     CHARLESTOWNE HOTELS OFFERS SUMMER SPECIALS TO U.S. MILITARY CHARLESTON, SC – In appreciation for their...
8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
11:15 am on Thursday June 2, 2011

L.I.M.E. presents: A Historical Perspective of Food in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user lamoixL.I.M.E. (Local. Impromptu. Moveable. Evening.), an underground dining experience created by local chef Renata Dos Santos, is partnering with the Charging Charlie Alumni Association for a very special dinner on Saturday,...
2:00 am on Wednesday September 9, 2009

USC bringing historic South Carolina newspapers to the world's fingertips

Image by Flickr user unforthImage by 20090908-papers.jpg The University of South Carolina is doing both history buffs and curious souls alike a big favor with their new Digital Newspaper Project. Read more stories on this subject in our library...
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