Did the Earth just move for you?

Earthquakes happen all over the world, evenhere in the Southeastern United States. The epicenter was in a rural area west of Richmond, VA but damage has been reported in Washington, DC and the College of Charleston's seismology lab registered a quake of 2.9 to 3.0 on the Richter scale. 

Q: Do you know what to do when the earth starts moving beneath you? 

Please revisit the Connections blog entry about the "Great Shakeout" back in April. There are tips on what to do that just might come in handy when the ground starts rocking and rolling beneath you.

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.