The South Carolina Historical Society

The South Carolina Historical Society

Charleston, South Carolina | United States

About the Museum

Established in 1855, the South Carolina Historical Society is dedicated to expanding, preserving, and making accessible their collections, and encouraging interest and pride in the history of South Carolina. The collections, dating from 1670, showcase of 300 years of southern history and include books, manuscripts, plats and images. The Historical Society is housed in the historic Fireproof Building. The building was constructed by Robert Mills, considered to be America's first architect, and is the first fireproof structure in America built to protect documents.

The Historical Society has been closed for major renovation and reopens in 2018.

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