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9:02 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

Dive into the history of area railroads at the Beaufort District Collection

A sketch by W.T. Crane. of Federal troops near Pocotaligo on October 22, 1862. From the conversion of the Port Royal Railroad into a public trail, to the Pocotaligo reenactment, to a model train exhibit for Christmas, rail roads have been in the...
5:37 am on Sunday August 19, 2012

Learn about the history of child labor in Beaufort County

Lewis Hine / Library of Congress As an agricultural area, Beaufort County has a long histroy of child labor and the Beaufort District Collection is holding a free presentation on the topic. Pictured above is 6 year old "Bertha" who was an oyster...
12:00 pm on Friday February 3, 2012

Beaufort District Collection hosts finale of New Harmonies

Flickr user mystuart The New Harmonies exhibit finale is scheduled for Saturday, February 4th, at 4 p.m. at the Beaufort County Library. This will be your last chance to take a peek at the exhibition, as it closes at 5 p.m. to the public. The event...
5:58 am on Friday December 17, 2010

1850-1940: Historical perspectives on Christmas in Beaufort

TheDigitel The Beaufort District Collection is calling your attention to four collections that shed light on Christmas observations in Beaufort from the 1850s to 1940s. Intertwined in those collections are observations of Gullah celebrations,...
3:53 am on Thursday October 7, 2010

Beaufort library showing off its new archives with public tours

Flickr user SpecialKRB Celebrating an investment in a new space on the second floor and South Carolina Archives Month, the Beaufort District Collection will show off their archives collection at the Beaufort County Library.  Visitors will get to see...