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4:58 am on Friday November 8, 2013

Recovered Charleston slave tags being sold on eBay

A relic hunter uncovered several Charleston slave badges that were once buried in the soil under Buist Academy in downtown Charleston. They're now for sale on eBay. Live 5 News writes, in part: "Those slave tags may have been a relic of that use of...
1:21 pm on Friday July 19, 2013

Native American relics found near SCDOT project in Florence

While doing a pre-project survey associated with the widening of Highway 378 in Florence, artifacts from ancient indians, now believed to be from 8,000 years ago, were found. Tribal leaders were called in to evaulate the scene. 
5:01 am on Wednesday August 17, 2011

Plans jell for Beaufort museum artifacts to go on display at city hall

Long-discussed plans to save the former Arsenal Museum's homeless artifact collection have begun to solidify in the form of repurposing currently vacant space at the new Beaufort City Hall. A May 2010 report by Dave Smoot of the Parris Island...
3:57 am on Friday May 28, 2010

Archaeologists exhibit their finds at Charles Towne Landing

Image by SCPRT Gold artifact from Charles Towne LandingSCPRT archaeologist David Jones will be presenting the recent finds from the excavations at Charles Towne Landing, including the tabby floor of a 17th century structure on Saturday. The lecture...
1:31 pm on Friday June 5, 2009

State universities uncover Confederate naval artifacts

Image by USCImage by 20090605-usc.jpg Underwater archaeologist Christopher Amer (left) and archaeological assistant Joe Beatty carry an artillery shell from a Confederate Brooke rifled cannon recovered from the Pee Dee River. Archaeologists have...
3:00 pm on Monday June 2, 2008

Slave artifacts uncovered at DuPont site

Image by South Carolina Department of Archives and HistoryImage by 20080602deanhall.jpg The main Dean Hall Plantation building prior to its removal. The artifacts were uncovered on 9 acres used as a slave settlement. [gmap markers=blue::33....