Researching African-American family trees subject of history lecture

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 6:18 PM | Webmaster BHM (Administrator)

Beaufort, SC (Feb. 8, 2017) — Researching the genealogy of former slaves and their descendants can pose challenges, but two experienced researchers will provide tips to uncovering your roots during an event Feb. 18.

Kimberly Morgan and Akosua Moore will reveal what they've learned about a former slave and his many descendants through family lore, government records and library materials during a lecture presented by the Beaufort History Museum and the Beaufort County Library. 

The lecture will be at 1 p.m. at the library's St. Helena Branch, 355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road.

The event is free, but space is limited. Click here, then scroll to the "Register" button to ensure your admission. (Those who do not pre-register will not be guaranteed a seat and admitted only on a space-available basis.)

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 

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software