Tag: Middaugh

Aug 31 2018

Tales Of Sullivan’s Island Past

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News What was the government of Sullivan’s Island like before we had a Town Council and Mayor? When was Sullivan’s Island forced to prepare for a nuclear missile attack? Where did islanders go to enjoy an evening of roller skating? How did the IOP connector almost not get …

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Mar 06 2018

Charleston’s Maritime Law

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Maritime Lawyer and Sullivan’s Island resident, S. Scott Bluestein, Esquire, is the invited speaker on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Charleston developed from a colonial seaport town in 1670 into a wealthy city by …

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Feb 06 2018

Music And Poetry In Early Moultrieville

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Historian Nic Butler, Ph.D. will present on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Daily life in Moultrieville on Sullivan’s Island included far more than periodic wars and military activities. Townspeople and visitors, from the 1790s …

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Dec 11 2017

Moultrieville Bicentennial: The 200-year Story

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News This Bicentennial talk by island historian Roy Williams will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon, at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. The Town of Moultrieville was incorporated by S.C. State statute 200 years ago on December 17, 1817, at …

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Oct 13 2017

Discover The History Of Your Lowcountry Property

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Titles to property in the Lowcountry date back to the 1600s, and South Carolina has a rich trove of land records that document ownership dating back to the original land grants. On Thursday, Oct. 19, in a joint program sponsored by the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center and …

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Sep 09 2017

Recollections Of Sullivan’s Island During World War II

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News The personal and family stories of long-time residents are an essential part of the remarkable history of Sullivan’s Island. The Oral History Project of Battery Gadsden Cultural Center is designed to capture these stories as recounted by Island residents in interviews that are videotaped and edited according …

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Jul 06 2017

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Report For June 20, 2017

By Meredith Poston, Island Eye News Staff Writer The June Sullivan’s Island Town Council meeting was a notable one, as Council bid farewell to member Susan Middaugh. Middaugh, who has been a Sullivan’s Island resident for the past 39 years, was elected to council in 2013, but lost her seat in last May’s election. In …

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Jun 12 2017

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center Presents Mary Pringle

By Susan Middaugh for Island Eye News Guest speaker Mary Pringle is a resident of the Isle of Palms and, for the past 18 years, the Project Leader for the Island Turtle Team under the auspices of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Mary will talk about loggerhead nesting and biology, other species of …

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May 15 2017

Official Results Are In

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia After a contentious campaign, island residents came out in droves to show their support on election day. Official results were verified Friday morning: Mayor Pat O’Neil 490 Write In 53 Town Council Chauncey Clark 391 Gregg Hammond 29 Susan Middaugh 327 Tim Reese 332 …

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Apr 15 2017

Sullivan’s Island Candidates Address Issues

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Residents of Sullivan’s Island will go to the polls Tuesday, May 2 to vote for three open seats on the Town Council. The council is comprised of six councilmembers and the mayor. Three incumbent councilmembers are running for re-election, Susan Middaugh, Sarah Church (write-in), and Chauncey Clark. New …

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