On a single terrifying night of August 1893 a devastating hurricane ripped through the islands and lowlands of South Carolina and Georgia drowning thousands and leaving tens of thousands more destitute.
Grace Cordial, manager of the Beaufort District Collection will share photographs, diary accounts and other materials relating to the “Great Sea Island Hurricane from the Library’s special collections and archives unit.
The Beaufort District Collections "Hurricanes Past" image is a Beaufort County Library photograph.
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