African-American Cemeteries Exhibit, Researching African-American Roots Program Offered by Library&#

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,


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, Mond