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Town Halls of Summerville - Full of Character and Prominence

Posted on 5 Dec 2014 07:41:10
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

Throughout Summerville's history there have been 4 town halls to include the current one .   These town halls have provided much more than simply a place for the Mayor's office, City Council, and the Chamber of Commerce.  They have also provided a venue for a variety of assemblies, parties, dances, and commemorations.

Toys For Tots Charleston Harbor Cruise

Posted on 1 Dec 2014 22:26:43
Category: Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail

You could not have asked for better weather. There was a little chill in the air at 9:45 Saturday Morning, as we awaited the arrival of the SpiritLine Harbor Cruise ship. Several others were there as well, with at least one gift in hand; that was the admission to board the ship.

Summerville Trolley - Good Eats Tour on The Sweet Tea Trail

Posted on 19 Oct 2014 10:12:33
Category: Tours, Culinary
Author: Steve Vail

To start things off, Doctor Ed West presented a historic overview of Summerville in the rear conference room of the Summerville Museum. His insight and colorful depiction of past and present set the foundation for an enjoyable and informative tour. Our tour guide on the trolley was Barbara Lynch Hill, Author of the Book...

Sea Turtle Rescue / Release Folly Beach SEP 2014

Posted on 11 Sep 2014 12:45:02
Category: Family Entertainment, Beaches and Islands
Author: Steve Vail

One "Kemp's Ridley" and two Loggerhead sea turtles named: "Blu" (juvenile Kemp's Ridley); "Atalaya" (80-pound Loggerhead); and "Trawler" (123-pound Loggerhead) were released back into the wild at Folly Beach 5 Sep 2014 at 11:00 AM. The event was scheduled to go on, rain...

Summerville - A Virtual Walking Tour Part 2

Posted on 15 Jul 2014 08:24:23
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

... part 2 begins at the intersection of Sumter Street and West Carolina Avenue.  where another one of Summerville's famous Inns of the late 1800's stood and operated right up until the 1960's.  After the depression of the 1930's followed by World War II, Summerville's notoriety as a health resort and getaway for the world's...

BrookGreen Gardens - Beautiful, Unique, Awe-Inspiring

Posted on 23 Jun 2014 09:29:29
Category: Tours, Historic Sites, Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail

Located on Hwy 17 in Murrells Inlet just south of Myrtle Beach and North of Pawleys Island, BrookGreen Gardens offer a plethora of scenes, trails, activities, and the largest exhibit in an outdoor setting of figurative sculptures by American artists anywhere in the world. It's unique as it is beautiful, majestic, and serene...

Fort Moultrie - Historic National Monument and SC Lowcountry Treasure

Posted on 10 Jun 2014 12:22:41
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

Fort Moultrie, located on the south-west end of   Sullivan's Island   and adjacent to Charleston Harbor, stood as a vanguard against any that might attempt to threaten the South Carolina and US Atlantic coastline.

Schools Out For Summer - With Ambler Hall

Posted on 3 Jun 2014 20:17:30
Category: Musical Performance, Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail

Ambler Hall band members each contributed a great deal of talent and energy toward the evening’s performance of excellence. Michael O’Quin on Lead Guitar mesmerized listeners with his seemingly effortless driving lead solos. Bob Harmon, also on Guitar and...