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...

The Sandlappers

September 1, 2021

Upon visiting South Carolina, in 1791, George Washington is said to have called the people living on the sands near the river shores Sandlappers. This word...

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 –...

Conversations in the Field: Episode 4

June 25, 2021

Conversations in the Field, Episode 4 is ready to go! Enjoy this informative new video of Melinda Hare, Education Outreach Coordinator, sitting down with well-known...

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...

Edisto Island Open Land Trust Shares Shellabration Proceeds!

November 24, 2020

In October the Edsito Island Open Land Trust replaced their annual oyster roast fundraiser with a virtual “Shellabration” event that included raffles and a special...

Asian Long-horned Beetles Invading the Lowcountry

October 23, 2020

As you may have heard, the Asian Long-horned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) was recently discovered for the first time in South Carolina. The species is a...

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...

Conversations in the Field: Episode 2

October 23, 2020

Greetings from the EIOLT Education Outreach Committee! It's time for another learning opportunity with one of our local experts in the field. In our second edition...

Conversations in the Field: Episode 1

October 23, 2020

Greetings from the EIOLT Education Outreach Committee! We have been busy creating some new online learning opportunities just for you. This is the launch of...

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