2014 Speakers’ Series Continues Sept. 23

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The Heritage Library and Coastal Discovery Museum present the fourth presentation in the 2014 Speakers’ Series, “Hilton Head in the Modern Era.”  Rebekah Dobrasko will speak on “Lowcountry African American Schools, 1920 – 1970” on Tuesday, September 23, at the Coligny Theater, Coligny Plaza.  There will be a wine reception at 5:30 and the talk at 6:00.  There will be an optional dinner afterward at Bomboras Grille, Coligny Plaza. Rebekah is currently a historian with the Texas Department of Transportation in Austin, Texas.  Prior to her move west, she worked with the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office in Columbia for 10 years.  She is a leading authority on the history of South Carolina’s equalization schools and has written articles, designed exhibits, and currently maintains a website dedicated to those schools and to education in South Carolina.

Register for the talk at the library, 843-686-6560, or at Coastal Discovery Museum, 843-689-6969, ext 223, or online at http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-calendar/.  Reserve your table for dinner by calling Bomboras Grille at 843-689-2662. The price for the talk is $25 per person, or $40 per couple.  The price for dinner is $24 per person.

Linda Piekut, Executive Director, Heritage Library Foundation, 843-686-6560, lindapiekut@gmail.com

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