Come see a new beautiful depiction of Summerville days of Yore painted by historian, Dr. West. The piece serves a snap shot of Pike Hole in 1888, which features the Church of the Epiphany, a fisherman showing off a feshly-caught pike, as well as philanthropist and Summerville entrepreneur, Kitty Springs, making a sale of one of her splendid hats from her buggy .
The Newington Plantation Bell
As part of a continued exploration into Summerville's past, come see a reminant from the "house of a hundred windows". One of only a few artifacts remaining of the once magnanimous Newington Plantation that burned down twice, the bell is a reminder of the undue suffering endured to create the successful plantation economy of the south. Learn about its history and uncover how life was for the enslaved persons who worked on estates like it throughout the Lowcountry.