Life in Summerville

December 17, 2020
Christmas Star

The First “Christmas Star” in nearly 800 years

What is a Christmas Star? Jupiter and Saturn Will Align to Create the First “Christmas Star” in Nearly 800 Years. As crazy as this year has been, we are going to witness a Christmas miracle. Jupiter and Saturn, the two largest planets in our solar system, will be so close […]
December 4, 2020
Summerville shops

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Christmas carols playing in the square, storefronts donning Christmas decor, twinkling Christmas lights, and a merry season of giving all make my spirit bright. Our locally […]
December 1, 2020
December Events

Summerville Events in December

Check out some of the fun Summerville events in December. Crystal & Gem Show – December 5th, 9am Come find a wide variety of Crystals, find Reiki charged candles, crystal stone jewelry, sage, incense, wooden boxes, and Bohemian style clothing. And we heard there will be lots of specials. Stop […]
September 4, 2020

A Labor Day History

For all my history buffs out there, here are some interesting facts about Labor Day and the origins of the holiday. The Early American Working Conditions Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It is traditionally the first Monday in September. It was created by the […]
August 7, 2020
George H Seago Jr Library

George H Seago Jr and His Love for Summerville

The Dorchester County Library on Old Trolley Road first opened its doors in the 1970s.  George H Seago Jr is the man largely responsible for the inception to opening day for Summerville’s first local public library.  Access to books for the public prior to that was only through small, private […]
July 1, 2020

Uncle Sam – The Story Behind the Symbol

Did you know that there really was an Uncle Sam, the most popular personification of the United States?  Most Americans think of the early 20th century and Sam’s frequent appearance on army recruitment posters.  The figure of Uncle Sam dates from the War of 1812. Origination of Uncle Sam It […]
May 16, 2020
Memorial Day

A Memorial Day History

Memorial Day’s Meaning When we think of Memorial Day, thoughts of BBQ’s, picnics, and beaches may come to mind.  Let’s not forget the true origin of the holiday.  It’s is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May.  It honors the men and women who died while serving […]
April 2, 2020
Walking Tour

Summerville Historic Homes and Flowers Walking Tour – the details!

Here are some great information on some of the historic homes in Summerville.  The Summerville Historic Homes and Flowers Walking Tour is also a great way to spend the afternoon.  Check out the map or download the brochure.  You can park at Azalea Park near the tennis courts and start […]
March 27, 2020
Coastal Produce Summerville

Coastal Produce – Since 1991!

Who What and Where Coastal Produce is a long-time icon in Summerville and a great place to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.  It’s located on the corner of West 4th North St and North Cedar St and has been since they opened in 1991.  The father/son team of CB and […]