Hutchinson House Director & Story Telling Team Announced

September 5, 2023

As the Edisto Island Open Land Trust (EIOLT) prepares for the final phase of restoration of the historic Hutchinson House on Edisto Island in October,...

Mellon Foundation Awards Transformational Grant to EIOLT

April 5, 2023

Rendering of final restoration by architect Simons Young FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mellon Foundation Awards Transformational Grant to the Edisto Island Open Land Trust The Edisto...

A Triumph for Edisto’s Heritage

May 26, 2022

We have wonderful news to share!  The $275,000 fundraising goal to fully restore the remainder of the Hutchinson House has been met!  One hundred and...

In The Beginning

November 29, 2021

We have been humbled to work with Guyton Ash and Artis Construction who helped get us to this stage in the restoration. https://youtu.be/t4ZW-xTKbSk

Let’s Bring It to Life!

November 22, 2021

One of the only remaining Freedman's Houses on Edisto Island, the Hutchinson House tells a powerful story of community and land ownership. We are working...

We are halfway there!

November 5, 2021

We have completed half of the work, and now have a goal to raise $275,000 to complete the project. We have completed the stabilization, weatherization...

National Parks Service Awards Grant to Edisto Island Historic Hutchinson House

September 14, 2021

The Edisto Island Open Land Trust has received a $171,512 grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) funded through the Historic Preservation...

Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week at the Historic Hutchinson House

August 10, 2021

The Edisto Island Open Land Trust was pleased to be the host site for this exciting evening on Thursday, August 5th from 6 PM –...

Hutchinson House featured in Preservation Magazine

January 29, 2021

We're happy to report that the National Trust for Historic Preservation has featured the Hutchinson House on the cover of their most recent Winter, 2021...

Conversations in the Field: Episode 3

October 23, 2020

Greetings from the EIOLT Education Outreach Committee! We have another learning opportunity for your presented by one of our local experts in the field. In...

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