Shells Rings on Hilton Head Island

Are you interested in history?  Like to learn about the island you are visiting?  Or just want to be able to check "Visit a Shell Ring" off your bucket list?  Well the Sea Pines Shell Ring can make all of that happen. What is a shell ring, you ask?  Well,  archaeologists are not exactly sure.  … Continue reading Shells Rings on Hilton Head Island

History of Hilton Head Island

  Discover how Hilton Head Island became the amazing island that it is today! There is so much rich history within our island that not very many people know about. Here is our new blog series that will discuss once a month how Hilton Head Island grew to become the amazing island we all know … Continue reading History of Hilton Head Island

Take a Sweetgrass Basket Making Class!

Every Saturday in March you can learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local Gullah basket maker. Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. The cost is $65 per person and reservations are required by … Continue reading Take a Sweetgrass Basket Making Class!

Visit Six Oaks Cemetery

Six Oaks Cemetery on Greenwood Drive in Sea Pines was designed by award winning landscape architect Robert Marvin.  His most notable work in at the Sibley Horticultural Center at Callaway Gardens and the upgrade program at Augusta National Golf Course where the Master’s is held every year. Upon entering this serene and peaceful cemetery you … Continue reading Visit Six Oaks Cemetery

The History of Seafood on Hilton Head Island

The Coastal Discovery Museum's next history forum will be "Hilton Head's Seafood Industry and Heritage" today at 3 p.m. Tonya Hudson-DeSalve, a fourth-generation member of the Hudson family to work in the seafood industry on Hilton Head Island, will speak. The Hudson's came to Hilton Head in the late 1890's to open oyster-shucking houses. Hudson-DeSalve is … Continue reading The History of Seafood on Hilton Head Island