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  • American Revolution 250th Anniversary Commission Now Accepting Grant Applications

    With $5 million available in funding for projects and grants this fiscal year, the South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) is poised to make a lasting impact on education and cultural tourism, especially in South Carolina‘s rural counties. The bulk of the funding will make significant American Revolution sites across the state more visitable…

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  • State American Revolution Trust launches, announces inaugural gift

    The South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) will observe key 250th anniversary milestones in our state’s Revolutionary War history through 2033.  Moving beyond 2033, a newly established organization will advance the cause championed by SC250 in perpetuity. The South Carolina American Revolution Trust (SCART) will continue to promote the importance of South Carolina’s patriots…

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  • Charleston celebrates 250th anniversary of its Tea Party

    250 years ago, a group of Charlestonians gathered at the Exchange Building to protest Britain’s Tea Act and the arrival of the British ship London. The resulting Charleston Tea Party was the first in a series of protests that ultimately sparked the American Revolution.   On Saturday, Dec. 2, hundreds of guests returned to the…

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