Brooker on "Tormenting, Dissatisfied People"

Join us Tuesday, March 2nd for "The Most Tormenting, Dissatisfied People on Earth" with Colin Brooker at the Hilton Head Branch Library from 3:00 pm – 4 pm.


About the Presenter: Colin H. Brooker, of Brooker Architectural Design Consultants, Beaufort, South Carolina, heads a small consortium of specialists engaged in the excavation, recording, conservation, and publication of historic architectural and archaeological resources. Today, his practice is largely oriented towards historic structures of the southeastern United States and The Bahamas. He has helped preserve tabby-built plantation structures on Dataw, Spring, Daufuskie, Callawassie, and Hilton Head islands and at the c. 1780 Barnwell Gough House in Beaufort.

BDC programs are free and open to anyone over age 12 with an interest in our local history, culture, or environment. Contact Grace Cordial, 470-6525 or for more details.

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.