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SCETV is re-broadcasting "Penn Center: Legacy of Change" on Valentine's Day evening at 8:00 pm. The documentary tells the story of one of earliest schools established to educate the newly freed enslaved people of Beaufort District. Through the years, the school was disbanded but the Penn Center continues to promote African-American history and protect Gullah culture.
Check out our online list of materials in the Beaufort County Library about the history of Penn School at http://bdcbcl.wordpress.com/article/penn-school-3859k4scvdgpj-45/ .
If you miss the broadcast, visit our branch libraries to check out the DVD, Penn Center: Legacy of Change, call number 370.9757 CAR, from our local history section.