Seminar & Celebration at BCHS’s 75th Anniversary


Press Release for Immediate Release

Beaufort County Historical Society
Saturday-Nov. 8th 10:30–2:00
USCB Center for the Arts

The Beaufort County Historical Society is celebrating our 75th Anniversary with a multi speaker
event Commemorating the Battle of Port Royal Harbor.

10:30-11:10 Dr. Larry Rowland, professor emeritus University of South Carolina Beaufort–topic: Maritime History of Beaufort 1514-1860

11:15-11:50 Michael D. Coker- Assistant to the Director Old Charleston Exchange–topic: Battle of Port Royal Harbor
Nov. 7th, 1861

11:50-12:40 Box lunch by Debbi Covington included in ticket price with celebratory Anniversary Cake

12:40- 1:10 Dr. Stephen Wise, Director Parris Island Museum–topic: The US Navy at Port Royal 1861-1865

1:10- 1:35 James Spirek, South Carolina’s state underwater archaeologist–topic: Underwater Resources of Port Royal Harbor.

Tickets–$25 for Beaufort County Historical Society Members
$45 general admission
Tickets–available at USCB Box Office 843-521-4145 Carteret St., Beaufort, SC.

The Beaufort County Historical Society, established in 1939 is entering its Diamond Anniversary, we continue our mission as an all volunteer Society dedicated to the study and preservation of Beaufort County history.
The Beaufort County Historical Society is the oldest association in Beaufort County dedicated to the study and preservation of history.

For further information contact: Mary Lou Brewton-President or 912-604-3634 m
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