Johnson about the National Cemetery - BCHS

Beaufort County Historical Society, the oldest history related organization in Beaufort County, hosts Kristine Dunn Johnson, author of No Holier Spot of Ground: Confederate Monuments and Cemeteries of South Carolina on Thurs., Nov. 10th. She will also share some of the history of the Beaufort US National Cemetery.

The meeting is at Noon in the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club on Meridian Road. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend at no charge. For further information about the BCHS, contact: Pamela Ovens-President sail@singlestar.us or call 843-785-2767 or visit their website, http://www.beaufortcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

If you prefer to munch and learn, contact Nancy Gilley at 843-524-7969 for an optional light lunch catered by Debbi Covington will be served at 11:30 for $10.

Reminder: All units of the Beaufort County Library will be closed Fri., Nov. 11th for Veterans Day.

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.