Monthly Archives: July 2018

Serenity Live: Granary Burying Ground

Some of America's most notable citizens rest here at Granary Burying Ground, the historic Boston cemetery established in the 1660's. There are over 5000 bodies buried here, though you will only see about 2300 headstones, as some bodies were buried together. Many of these men were an integral part of the American Revolution; you will…
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5 Fun Road Trip Activities for Students: App Edition

5 Fun Road Trip Activities for Students: App Edition [caption id="attachment_27318" align="alignright" width="400"] 5 Fun Road Trip Activities for Students: App Edition[/caption] If you are about to embark on a long journey with your student group on a bus or motorcoach, there is one thing you will want to be sure you have: ACTIVITIES. The…
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Civil Rights through the Southern States

civ·il rights ˌsivil ˈrīts/ noun the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. The acquisition of civil rights for all has been an ongoing struggle since the dawn of time. Particularly, in America, the struggle for equal rights for all has been particularly relevant in the 20th century, beginning (government-wise) in the 1940’s…
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Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina Welcome to the Medical University of South Carolina, or MUSC for short. This university visit opportunity is perfect for prospective medical students, high school seniors touring college campuses, or any students visiting Charleston for an educational tour. MUSC was first established in 1824. Dedicated to education, research, and patient care, this…
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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation First established in 1851, this sprawling 37 acre Gullah heritage site holds high cultural and historic significance for Charleston, and for the Lowcountry in general, an excellent opportunity for your students to immerse themselves into local history. This plantation serves as a living tribute to the men and women and their descendants that preserved…
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Philip Simmons House

Philip Simmons House Philip Simmons is a well-known member of the South Carolina Hall of Fame, a Charleston local known for creating some of the cities most decorative 20th-century pieces. In his lifetime (1912 - 2009), Simmons received over 500 commissions to design, holding a very lengthy, and very successful career in blacksmithing. Simmons was…
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Hampton Park

Hampton Park [caption id="attachment_27262" align="alignright" width="425"] Charleston Parks[/caption] Hampton Park is one of the largest parks in Charleston, a sprawling 60-acre green space with the most extensive floral displays of any park in the area. Sitting on the western edges of downtown, right next to the Citadel, this spot will give your group a more…
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Virginia–Highland

Virginia–Highland Trend-setting apparel, local and global art and decor, whimsical and modern decorative accessories, natural linens, gourmet food, fine woodworking and gardening tools, unusual fresh flowers, unique contemporary, antique or traditional furniture,  – all are just a few of the extensive retail offerings.  
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Denmark Vesey House

Denmark Vesey House Welcome to the Denmark Vesey House, the house once believed to be the home of Denmark Vesey, the famed former slave turned hopeful activist. Built somewhere between the 1830's and 1850's, this humble home on Bull Street has recently seen some scrutiny per the legitimacy of its roots and connection with Vesey, with…
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