2nd Annual Tour of Historic Churches -- Dec. 4th

The Beaufort County Historical Society is pleased to announce the participation list for their 2nd Annual Tour of Historic Churches. This year there are 6 churches on the tour plus an additional feature of choirs, Church yard tours, and Bell Ringer’s to bring in your holiday spirit. The Churches on tour will be open from 10 am til 4 pm. Fee.

The special events are:

10:00 am- First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort -1201 North St.-Choir Performance

11:00 am- Wesley United Methodist Church -701 West St.-Choir Performance

11:30 am-Optional lunch at Wesley United Methodist Church -- $10.00 RSVP Louise Williams 525-6799 or 986-8759

12:15 pm- First African Baptist Church -601 New St.-Spirituals

1:00 pm -St Peter’s Catholic Churchyard- Carteret & Duke Streets-Cider and Spanish Choir

2:00 pm -The Parish Church of St. Helena- 505 Church St.-Churchyard Tour

3:00 pm -The Baptist Church of Beaufort –601 Charles St- Bell Ringers

Tickets are available at participating Churches, LuLu Burgess on Bay St, or by contacting: Pamela Ovens-President - sail@singlestar.us or call 843-785-2767 .

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.