Library News & Notes

Local History Program: Yamasee War's Battle of Sadkeche

The interactions between Native American, European, and African peoples started here in the 16th century. In fact, Beaufort District held one of the first Indian reservations in what later became the United States. The relationship was by turns congenial, contentious, and ultimately deadly.Read More...

In Biblio Novitas #2- How the States Got Their Shapes

In the second episode Armistead, Bratton, and Belinda explore how the states of the United States got their shapes. Bratton focuses on South Carolina and Montana; Belinda tells about New York and California; and Armistead highlights how Virginia got its shape.

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Well-Read episode #26 - Short Stories

Need a short read? Ann and Halle suggest some short story collections, and as always, we'll finish with what we're reading this week.  

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Military History Projects and Programs

We seldom think about the magnitude of the number of sites of military conflict in our state. As the South Carolina Battlefield Preservation Trust (SCBPT) website states "Since the Province of Carolina was chartered in 1663, hundreds of battles representing nearly every regional and national conflict have been fought on South Carolina soil." You have the opportunity later this month to learn a bit more about some of these battles in free programs scheduled by the Beaufort District Collection, the Beaufort Chapter, Archaeological Society and the Beaufort County Historical Society.Read More...

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