Winter 2016 Docent Training Program

Monday, December 14, 2015 4:10 PM | Webmaster BHM (Administrator)

Training to Begin January 20

Beaufort, SC – December 14, 2015 - The Beaufort History Museum (BHM) is recruiting theWinter, 2016 class of volunteer docents to lead tours and serve as community liaisons. BHM Docent Educator Lorrie Burleyknoles announced the new class sessions.

“The training curriculum will cover all aspects of history relating to Beaufort. Our educators will provide docents with knowledge of the museum’s collections, history and mission,” she said. “Once docents have completed the training process, which consists of five classes, they will be asked to serve approximately four shifts per month and will commit to a one-year period of service to the museum.”

Docent Training schedule:

  • Wednesday, January 20 - Information session - 9:00 AM to be followed immediately by Class One from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Class Two: Wednesday, January 27 - 9: AM - 11:30 AM
  • Class Three: Wednesday, February 3 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Class Four: Wednesday, February 10 - 9:30 AM-11: 30 AM
  • Class Five: Wednesday, February 24 - 9:30 AM -11:30 AM
  • Makeup Session: Wednesday, March 2 - 9:30 AM -11:30 AM

All sessions will be held at The Beaufort History Museum, which is located in The Arsenal at 713 Craven Street in Beaufort’s historic district. For more information on the docent program, or other volunteer opportunities with the museum, contact Lorrie Burleyknoles at

The Beaufort History Museum has evolved to focus specifically on the deep and rich history of the Beaufort District. It strives to manage and display artifacts and documents held by the City of Beaufort, telling the compelling stories of this area from the early 16th Century until modern times. Through community engagement, children’s programs, educational opportunities and social events the Museum provides many services to visitors and local residents. To contact the Museum call 843.379.3079 or


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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