Lecture Series 2023-2024

These lectures are brought to you by the Beaufort History Museum/Beaufort County Library as Season 7 of our Local History Series. Registration is strongly suggested and will open on the Beaufort History Museum's website two weeks before the presentation date. Beauforthistorymuseum.wildapricot.org

Admission is generally free.

November 3, 2023

Beaufort library

2:00 PM

“Kilted Warriors”

The New York 79th Regiment "Highlanders" were part of the Union occupation force here in Beaufort during the Civil War. Come learn about the history of this unit from living history re-enactor, Tom Vaselopulos.

March 19, 2024

Saint Helena Island Library

2:00 PM

"The History of the Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority" 

This lecture will be presented by BJWSA's own Director of Technology and Innovation, Tricia Kilgore. Tricia will enlighten us with the history of a vital component of local infrastructure. BJWSA is a quasi-governmental entity and a political division of the State of South Carolina  that grew out of the Beaufort County Water Authority in 1954. 

April 16, 2023 

Saint Helena Island library

2:00 PM

“Snake Bit: Henry Woodward, South Carolina’s, first English Settler” 

This lecture will be led by Robert Lanham.

May 14, 2024 

Saint Helena Island Library 

2:00 PM “The Evolution of Beaufort”, by Lawrence Rowland, Professor Emeritus USCB

Dr. Rowland will discuss the evolution of the town of Beaufort from Colonial times to the 21stcentury. 

Our mission is to preserve, portray, and promote the experiences of our past that influence us now and in the future.

The Beaufort History Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 713 Craven Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

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