Burning of Bluffton Commemoration June 4

Union forces set Bluffton ablaze on June 4, 1863. The Bluffton Historical Preservation Society is commemorating this historic event with two programs, Saturday, June 4, 2011:

1) The Heyward House will be open for free tours, tea and storytelling from 11 am – 2 pm.

2) That evening, beginning at 6 pm, the Colcock-Teel House will be the site of a Lowcountry Boil and Music event. Fee.

For a PDF of the poster, click http://bchrc.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/burning-poster-email8x11.pdf.(This version of blogger.com doesn't support PDF files as images nor will my computer let me convert the PDF to a jpeg or gif which this version of Blogger does support. Sorry.)

 

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.