Quarterly e-Newsletter for Friends of Santa Elena – July 2016



Enjoy lots of great information and announcements in this newsletter, including:

                               Upcoming results from Archaeology Field School,

                               Unveiling of new exhibit “A Spanish Galleon’s Voyage,”  

                               Launching “Re-Elect Pedro Menendez”                              

                               …and much more!

Join us July 29 for “DINING AND DISCOVERIES”   

A special evening to conclude the 2016 Archaeological Field School sponsored by the Santa Elena Foundation

Hear results from archaeologists Dr. Chester DePratter and Dr. Victor Thompson at the Santa Elena History Center

July 29 at 6pm

Spanish hors d’oeuvres and wine

Tickets: $50

Click Here to Purchase your ticket by July 25

Dining and Discoveries

Re-Elect Pedro Menendez!   

Looking for a candidate to support this election season?  Check out the Re-Elect Pedro Menendez Campaign website by clicking here.

Get your campaign merchandise to show your support… T-Shirts, Yard Signs, Buttons, and Bumper Stickers are all available as a way to spread the word about this interesting candidate, you know, the one who founded Santa Elena 450 years ago!  Click here to buy your Re-Elect Pedro Merchandise


All New! Annual Pass

Purchase your Annual Pass for the Santa Elena History Center and receive the following benefits:

  • Free admission for two people listed on the card
  • 10% Discount for other adults in your party
  • 10% Discount on all Santa Elena History Center Programs
  • Re-Elect Pedro Menendez Bumper Sticker





Come see what’s special at el Almacen, the Museum Store!

450th Commemorative Lapel Pin

Now only $10 with a limited time discount of 50% 

Many unique items and books related to the Santa Elena story and by local artisans. Preview some items online, but stop by to see all the wonderful treasures that await!  http://santa-elena.org/shop/



Call for Volunteers!

As the Santa Elena History Center grows, so too does the need for volunteers for the Front Desk, Museum Store, and Main Exhibit. If you are interested in joining our wonderful family of volunteers, fill out this online form on our website.

Join us for a variety of special programs and presentations

In the Lecture Room of the Santa Elena History Center meet characters from our past, dive into the layers of the Santa Elena story, take in the scientific aspect of archaeology and much more! To see a full calendar of events and programs happening each week, click here. And check with us often as programs continue to be added.

We are also excited to announce that archaeologist and co-author of The Europen Struggle to Settle North America, Dwayne Pickett, has joined our staff as Program Coordinator!

The Heritage Library has a Beaufort Branch in the Santa Elena History Center    

The Library is open to the public for Ancestry Research on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am-3pm at the Santa Elena History Center. Trained volunteers are available to assist with your research.  For more information about the Heritage Library, visit their website: http://www.heritagelib.org/

SANTA ELENA HISTORY CENTER        1501 BAY STREET, BEAUFORT, SC 29902         843-379-1550         WWW.SANTA-ELENA.ORG



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