Educational Lectures

The Foundation is known for its preservation and advocacy programs including protective covenants and easements; education and outreach; and it is the first organization in the country to establish a revolving fund to acquire and preserve important buildings, a model now replicated in historic communities across the nation.

Preservation coupled with education and outreach is at the core of the Foundation's mission.  Please join us for upcoming educational lectures.

Carolina Gold: How Rice Culture Shaped the Lowcountry

Date: 9/21/2017  |   Time: 6:00 PM

While many people know that the wealth of early Carolina was built upon slave labor and rice growing plantations, few people understand how that grain, which came to be known as "Carolina Gold" was grown, harvested, milled and processed.
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The Courts and Alleys of Charleston

Date: 11/9/2017  |   Time: 6:00 PM

Historic Charleston Foundation historian Katherine Pemberton will present an illustrated talk about Charleston's many alleys and courts from the city's earliest development to the present.
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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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