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01jun10:00 am02nov(nov 2)5:00 pmThe Great Charleston Earthquake, 1886

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This exhibit examines the most destructive earthquake ever recorded in the eastern United States. The quake occurred near Charleston, SC on August 31, 1886. Discover details about the devastation and how rescue efforts were deployed during the 1800’s. The exhibit also teaches how to protect yourself today should an earthquake occur.

The Great Charleston Earthquake, 1886 was developed by the South Carolina State Museum with research, collaboration and assistance from Susan Millar Williams and Stephen G. Hoffius, authors of “Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow” (University of Georgia Press, 2011) and the Emergency Management Division of South Carolina.

 

 

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June 1 (Saturday) 10:00 am - November 2 (Saturday) 5:00 pm

08jul9:00 am12:00 amEvent OverExploration Camp: African Drumming and CultureMonday through Friday from 9:00am to Noon - Lowcountry Explorers (Ages 8-12)

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The drum is an important aspect of most African communities. Attendees of this camp will learn more about this art form in a fun way, while also discovering more about African culture. This camp is for Lowcountry Pioneers, ages 8-12 years.

Instructor: Christina Randall, Band Director at Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School

Exploration Camps at the Morris Center  are infused with history, science, art, and FUN! The camp class size is small to enhance the experience. 

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$100

Time

(Monday) 9:00 am - 12:00 am

08jul12:00 pm1:00 pmEvent OverLunch Bunch-Week of July 8Don't forget to register for African Drumming and Culture and Where in the Lowcountry is Carmen Sandiego? Camps

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Lunch Bunch will receive lunch each day and must be registered for both morning and afternoon camps, and pay a $20 fee.

This Lunch Bunch is for the week of July 8.

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(Monday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

08jul1:00 pm4:00 pmEvent OverExploration Camp: Where in the Lowcountry is Carmen Sandiego?Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Lowcountry Pioneers (Ages 8-12)

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Carmen Sandiego and her sidekicks have stolen some of the region’s greatest treasures! We need your help, Gumshoe. During the five-day camp, attendees will learn about the geography and history of the Lowcountry while working on hands-on projects. This camp is for Lowcountry Pioneers, ages 8-12 years.

Instructor: Kayleigh Vaughn, Director of Exhibitions and Programs at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage

Exploration Camps at the Morris Center  are infused with history, science, art, and FUN! The camp class size is small to enhance the experience. 

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Price

$100

Time

(Monday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11jul5:00 pm6:00 pmThe Revolutionary Battle of Tar Bluff

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John Allison and Charles Baxley give insight to the Revolutionary War in the SC Lowcountry. This free lecture focuses on the skirmish at Tar Bluff, the death of John Laurens, and finding this lost battleground.

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Free

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Time

(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

15jul9:00 am12:00 pmEvent OverExploration Camp: Gardening for Butterflies, Bees and BloomsMonday through Friday from 9:00am to Noon - Lowcountry Adventurers (Ages 4-7)

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Gardening teaches children the life cycle process, by which plants are grown, as well as responsibility, independence, and environmental awareness. In this five-day camp, kids get hands-on and learn about gardening, pollinators and nature’s role in the food we eat!

Instructor: Leslie Natoli, Retired Teacher and Morris Center Volunteer

Exploration Camps at the Morris Center  are infused with history, science, art, and FUN! The camp class size is small to enhance the experience. 

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$100

Time

(Monday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

18jul5:00 pm6:00 pmCharleston Earthquake Breakdown

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Based on the Great Earthquake of Charleston 1886 exhibit on view,  Dr. Steven Jaume speaks about seismology and the science behind this historical event. As an associate professor in the Department of Geology, Jaume teaches courses environmental geology, natural hazards, as well as earthquake seismology.

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(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

22jul9:00 am12:00 amExploration Camp: Measure, Mix, Pour & Bake!Monday through Friday from 9:00am to Noon - Lowcountry Explorers (Ages 8-12)

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Do you have a young baker? Most kids love helping in the kitchen, especially when there are baked treats involved! Attendees of this five-day camp, learn valuable skills and practice math and reading without even realizing it.  

Instructor: Lisa Sweeney, Local Pastry Chef

Exploration Camps at the Morris Center are infused with history, science, art, and FUN! The camp class size is small to enhance the experience. 

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(Monday) 9:00 am - 12:00 am

22jul12:00 pm1:00 pmExploration Camp Lunch Bunch-Week of July 22Don't forget to register for Measure, Mix, Pour & Bake and Lowcountry Natural Wonders Camps

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Lunch Bunch will receive lunch each day and must be registered for both morning and afternoon camps, and pay a $20 fee.

This Lunch Bunch is for the week of July 22.

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(Monday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

22jul1:00 pm4:00 pmExploration Camp: Lowcountry Natural WondersMonday through Friday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Lowcountry Pioneers (Ages 8-12)

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From the coast to the salt marsh, the lowcountry is rich in natural beauty. During the five-day camp, your young scientists will get hands-on and explore the flora and fauna of the region through experiments and art. This camp is for Lowcountry Pioneers, ages 8-12 years.

Instructor: Kayleigh Vaughn, Director of Exhibitions and Programs at Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage

Exploration Camps at the Morris Center  are infused with history, science, art, and FUN! The camp class size is small to enhance the experience. 

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(Monday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

27jul1:00 pm3:00 pmStitch Your Own Book Workshop

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Learn the craft of bookbinding in this two-hour workshop. Whether you want to make a journal, sketchbook, or scrapbook you will get the basics of Secret Belgian binding and create a book that is a work of art.

No experience needed. Supplies are provided.

Members receive a 10% discount.

 

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(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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