Education

Make Charleston Your Classroom with
Historic Charleston Foundation
 

Education is an important part of Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to preserve and protect the architectural, historical and cultural character of Charleston and its Lowcountry environs, and to educate the public about Charleston’s history and the benefits that are derived from preservation.

Historic Charleston Foundation offers many programs and events for adults, historic homeowners, schools, children and families at the Nathaniel Russell House and Aiken-Rhett House museums and the Captain James Missroon House, as well as in the Charleston community. The story of this city can be told through its historic resources and buildings, which help to give Charleston its distinctive character. Historic preservation enhances the quality of life for residents, providing a livable community full of charm and appeal. In Charleston, locals and visitors alike experience and enjoy a genuine link to the past.
 

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Mother-Daughter Garden Party

Date: 5/13/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Celebrate Mother's Day weekend in style at the Nathaniel Russell House!
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Indigo Tie-Dye

Date: 6/10/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Indigo was one of the three major cash crops for South Carolina in the 18th century. Children will make their own tie-dye t-shirts (provided) as they learn about the growing and processing of indigo.
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Dig It! Historical Archaeology

Date: 6/17/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Come to the Aiken-Rhett House and become an archaeologist for the morning. You will have the chance to talk with professional and student archaeologists who will be working on a dig in the back lot and then do some digging of your own to find buried artifacts!
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Spies and Codes

Date: 7/8/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Nathaniel Russell was a merchant during the American Revolution, and it is your job to help him communicate using a secret code! Write messages with a quill and ink in George Washington's own secret code and with invisible ink.
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American Girl Tea Party

Date: 7/22/2017  |   Time: 10:00 AM

Bring your American Girl doll to the Nathaniel Russell House for a lovely day out! Play dress up, make your own fan and enjoy a special house tour and refreshments.
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Preserve & Protect

Established in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston's rich and irreplaceable heritage. More>

Contact Us

Historic Charleston Foundation
40 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-723-1623


2017 Spring Festival and Antiques Show Ticket Office: 
108 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-722-3405
 

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