Sign up for a BDC "Behind-the-Scenes Tour"

To celebrate "Archives Month," the BDC is offering its 1st annual (2nd year) extra special "Behind-the-Scenes Tour" to individual members of the general public.

We do not give these tours for individual members of the public at any other time of the year.

Anyone over age 12 interested in learning more about the operations and preservation activities of the Beaufort District Collection is welcomed to attend. The program is free but registration is limited to 10 people per session.

We have two sessions planned:

Tuesday evening, Oct 4th at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday evening, Oct. 13th at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.

Pre-registration is required. Contact us at 843-255-6468 to register.

Please note: The City of Beaufort parking kiosk doesn't have to be fed after 6:00 in the evening. Second please note: Organized group tours may be arranged upon prior agreement and consultation throughout the year. Call 255-6446 to discuss your group's needs and our capabilities to handle groups.

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.