Ruth M. Miller - Charleston Historian

Available as:

Private Tour Guide - Group and Banquet Speaker - Author

Consultant for all things Charleston & the Lowcountry

 

Ruth Miller is a public historian and storyteller. A former high school teacher, for the last forty years she has been delving into the history of Charleston and the Carolina LowCountry, while sharing her discoveries as a tour guide and public speaker. A certified tour guide for the City of Charleston she is experienced as a private guide, walking tour guide and as a step-on guide for motorcoaches. Ruth also provides interesting and engaging talks as a group or banquet speaker. Her presentations can be general or on a specialized topic, but they promise to tie Charleston and the Carolina LowCountry into the entire American story and worldwide events.

A writer as well as a speaker, Ruth shares the Charleston and the LowCountry in her books.

Please call or email for information on my fees and availability:
(843) 766-0802 or r.m.miller@mindspring.com

 

BOOKS BY RUTH M. MILLER

NEW PUBLICATION - Slavery to Civil Rights
A Walking Tour of African-American Charleston

By Alec Cooley and Ruth Miller

"This work is an insightful and well organized resource guide for tourists and locals who seek in depth factual information about LowCountry African American History and Culture."
- Sherman Pyatt, Commissioner, Gullah Geechee Cultural Hertiage Corridor

Also available as a Power Point presentation. Ruth or Alec can also be hired to personally give this walking tour.

  • Touring the Tombstones by Pamela D .Gabriel and Ruth M. Miller
  • Charleston’s Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon: A Witness to History by Ruth M. Miller and Ann Taylor Andrus
  • The Angel Oak Story by Ruth M. Miller with Linda V. Lennon
  • Charleston Charlie: A Family Activity Book for Kid’s of All Ages written and illustrated by Ruth M. Miller

Purchase Books Here

Memberships include:

South Carolina Historical Society, Preservation Society, Association of Gravestone Studies, Mensa, National Trust, Friends of the Old Exchange, Avery Institute for African American History, Charleston Library Society

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Read:

"A Short History of Charleston"
by Ruth M. Miller

"The Old Dog"
by Ruth M. Miller

 

 

 

References & Credentials:

Road Scholar, Daughters of the American Revolution, Charleston Tour Association, Carnegie Museums, NC State, College of Charleston, RMA, Trident Technical College , Elderhostel

"Speaker was excellent"

 

Please call or email for information on my fees and availability.

Ruth Miller
843-766-0802
PO Box 32014
Charleston, SC 29417
r.m.miller@mindspring.com