“What the Heck Is It?,” Waterfront Park Panel Discussion, Archaeology Month, More Events at Library

September 18, 2017

The Beaufort District Collection (BDC) celebrates Archives Month, Archaeology Month and Family History Month in October with programs.

 

“Their Story Ends: Recent Excavations at Edisto Island State Park”

Archaeologist Dr. Karen Y. Smith, SCIAA, shares what she learned about 4000 year old Spanish Mount Point mound before it was consumed by the waters. Co-sponsor: Archaeological Society of South Carolina. 85 seats: first come; first seated.

Time and Date of Event: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Location of Event: BDC@ Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

 

“Politics, Pilings and Playgrounds: Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park: A Panel Discussion"

Panelists Henry C. Chambers, Ed Duryea, Harry Chakides, and Duncan Fordham discuss the trials and tribulations of creating Beaufort’s signature waterfront community space with moderator Edie Rodgers. Co-sponsor: Beaufort History Museum Limited space so registration is required:

Time and Date of Event: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Location of Event: First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort Fellowship Hall, Corner of North and Church Streets, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free, but a donation of $5.00 to the Beaufort History Museum is requested; Ages 12 - Adults

 

“Preserving Your Family History Workshop”

Learn how to publish your own family's history with June Gardner, an author who's done it 6 times so far. 30 seats: first come; first seated.

Time and Date of Event: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Location of Event: BDC@ Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

 

“What the Heck Is It? - Year 5”

Drop in with your artifacts and try to stump our learned archaeologists, Dr. Jon Leader and Dr. Eric Poplin. No registration. No limit of the number of items you can bring. Just understand that whatever you bring, you have to do all the lifting and toting to get it into the building and to get it back to your vehicle. Co-sponsor: Archaeological Society of South Carolina.

Time and Date of Event: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location of Event: BDC@ Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults

 

Full BDC Event Schedule for October

 

 

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