Beaufort History Museum Announces February Lecture; Effect of Jim Crow Laws in South Carolina Presented

Sunday, January 21, 2018 12:41 PM | Webmaster BHM (Administrator)

Beaufort History Museum Announces February Lecture

Effect of Jim Crow Laws in South Carolina Presented

 TO REGISTER click here. 

            Beaufort, SC January 22, 2018 - Beaufort History Museum, in partnership with the Beaufort County Library, announces the first 2018 program in its local history lecture series. Titled “The Effect of Jim Crow Laws in South Carolina and Beaufort County” the event is planned for Tuesday, February 6, at 2:00 pm at the Beaufort Branch Library, 211 Scott Street.

            The lecture will discuss the Jim Crow Laws that were employed in South Carolina    and  the effect they had on Beaufort County African Americans.  The speaker will             also discuss several key personalities and notable places that thrived and helped    Beaufort County African Americans to succeed despite the “laws”.        

            Andrea Allen, a retired mental health counselor/administrator who enjoys researching and writing on historical situations, will present the lecture. Allen serves on several  boards in the community that focus on the wellbeing of the citizens of Beaufort    County.  She is a member of Beaufort History Museum Board of Directors.

Admission is   free. A donation of $5 is suggested and reservations are required. To sign up click here.  Please print out the ticket and bring to the event. Registration opens October 25. (Lectures sell out. Those with tickets admitted first.) Funds collected will be used to support ongoing Museum programs, which are open t     

Beaufort History Museum, located in the historic Arsenal on Craven Street, has   evolved to focus specifically on the 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.  The Museum’s hours of operation are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMMonday – Saturday.

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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