150th Anniversary of Battle of Port Royal Coming Soon


Commemorate the true anniversary of the Battle of Port Royal, 1861 by attending the BDC@ The Branches program in our local history series! The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Port Royal falls on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.  The BDC has two programs planned to make it more convenient for our customers and history buffs (who may not yet know about what it is that the BDC does!)   

South of the Broad library customers and history buffs can attend an afternoon program at our Bluffton Branch Library:

  • BDC@ Bluffton Branch Library – Mike Coker, author of The Battle of Port Royal will speak about the players, actions,  and aftermath of the battle at 2:00 pm.  The Bluffton Branch Library is located at 120 Palmetto Way.

North of the Broad library customers and history buffs can attend an BDC@ evening program on Penn Center campus:

  • The BDC@ Penn CenterMike Coker will be joined by Dr. Lawrence Rowland, Stephen Hoffius, and Neil Baxley in Frisell Community House to discuss the Battle and the Civil War as it transpired here in Beaufort District.  Program begins at 6:30 pm.  Meet and greet the authors, get them to sign their books after the session. 

BDC@ The Branches local history series programs are free and open to anyone over age 12 interested in our local history, the environment, or culture of this area of South Carolina.


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