African-American Cemeteries Exhibit, Researching African-American Roots Program Offered by Library's Beaufort District Collection

January 5, 2017

The Beaufort District Collection (BDC) commemorates Black History Month with a special family history presentation and exhibit in February.

Event Name:  “Researching African American Roots”

Short Description of Event: Be inspired! Experienced researchers Kimberly Morgan and Akosua Moore update what they’ve learned about a former slave and his many descendants through family lore, government records, and library materials. They offer tips to help you get started uncovering your own roots. Co-sponsor: Beaufort History Museum.  Please register online here.

Time and Date of Event: Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1 pm.

Location of Event: St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

Contact info: Grace Cordial, 843-255-6468, gracec@bcgov.net  

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

 

Event Name:  “Grave-yard Traditions” Exhibit

Short Description of Event:  A three panel exhibit on loan from Celebrate Bluffton, Inc. explores cultural expressions found within African-American cemeteries.

Time and Date of Event:  February 6, 2017 – March 31, 2017, Mondays through Fridays 9 am to 5 pm.

Location of Event: Beaufort District Collection, 2nd floor, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

Contact info: Grace Cordial, 843-255-6468, gracec@bcgov.net  

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

 

Event Name: “Reserve the Archivist”

Short Description of Event: Need help with your National History Day project? Want some guidance about historical, cultural, or genealogical research? Have an in-depth local history reference question? Book an appointment with our special collections librarian-archivist. Free.

Time and Date of Event: By advance appointment only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 am to 3 pm.

Location of Event: Beaufort District Collection, 2nd floor, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

Contact info: Grace Cordial, 843-255-6468, gracec@bcgov.net  

Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

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