Girls Raised In The South (GRITS) - A Tea Party and Celebration of Lowcountry Women Who Changed History -- SOLD OUT!

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • The Carolina Room at Dataw Island Club
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  • If you're not yet a member of the Museum, why not join first and save on your registration!
  • Reserve a table for 10, members or non-members, at the member price! Payment is required at the time the reservation is made.

    After selecting, enter Yourself first, then add 9 Guests. When entering each guest, you'll need first and last name (email address optional).


    As a PLACEHOLDER please enter GUEST1, GUEST2, etc. as a FIRST NAME and enter your own Last Name for each guests' LAST NAME, so all nine guest seats at your table are reserved!

    The museum will then contact you, to update the names on your guest list.

Girls Raised In The South . . .

  . . . Join us for a tea party and celebration of Lowcountry women who changed history.  This is the principal fundraiser for the Beaufort History Museum.  The tea party will be a delectable event featuring live music; a cocktail reception; scrumptious traditional fare; and a fascinating program.

You'll experience a dramatic performance by acclaimed re-enactor Kim Poovey, in full Civil War-era period dress, from her novel Truer Words. You'll also hear the stories of four outstanding women -- Harriet Keyserling, Harriet Tubman, Abbie Holmes Christensen, and Mrs. Ercell Brown Holmes -- who with wisdom, tenacity and fierce courage, influenced  the unfolding history of our area.

Date:              Tuesday, May 3

Time:              1:30 PM - reception with live music by Horizon

                         and cash bar

                         2:00 - 4:00 PM - tea party and program

Site:                Dataw Island Club

                        Carolina Room

Donation:      Members: $35   Non-members: $45   

                       Table for 10:  $350

      (Sign up for BHM membership and pay the lower price)

                        Benefits the Beaufort History Museum

Tickets:          Available beginning April 1, 2016

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. Mailing Address: PO Box 172, Beaufort, SC 29901 

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