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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of History


Sample Class Meetings

Charleston Architecture

  • Lecture and walking tour of the historic district of Charleston
  • The Nathaniel Russell House as a Case Study of Restoration

 

 

 African-American Heritage

  • Interpreting Slavery at the Aiken-Rhett House
  • Preserving African-American Heritage at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
  • Tour of Old Slave Mart Museum
  • Planning the International African American Museum

 

 

The Public and Private Sectors

  • Preservation Planning in Municipal Government with Department of Design, Development and Preservation for the City of Charleston
  • Private Sector in Preservation and Adaptive Use
  • Restoration and the Private Sector with Meadors Construction Company

 

 

Non-Profits

  • Historic Charleston Foundation: Current Issues
  • Preservation Society of Charleston: Current Issues
  • Southern Regional Office, National Trust for Historic Preservation: Current Issues

 

 

Landscapes and Environments

  • Drayton Hall as a Case Study of Preservation
  • Landscape Interpretation and Historic Site Interpretation: Charles Towne Landing, State Historic Site

 

 

Maritime Preservation 

  • Tour of Fort Sumter National Monument and the Liberty Square Visitor Center
  • Visit to The Hunley and the Warren Lasch Conservation Center