he Coastal Discovery Museum and the Santa Elena Foundation have joined together to tell the story of America’s first century.   The Coastal Discovery Museum will host this new 1,000 square foot traveling exhibit through December 7.  In the 16th century, Spain claimed the New World, today known as North America, and named it La Florida.  The […]

Civil War Era to be presented at Coastal Discovery Museum The Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island will present Civil War Era every Thursday at 3 pm.  Hilton Head Island was home to thousands of Union soldiers during the Civil War.  Why were they here and how did they spend their time?  Maps and […]

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes at the Coastal Discovery Museum The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn will continue to offer Sweetgrass Basket Making classes this fall.  Wreath making class will be held Saturdays, December 5 and 12 from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm   Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry’s […]

The Great Race – 1565, France versus Spain or Spain versus France The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Doug Nelson and Howard Heckrotte on December 9 for this program.  In 1565 both France and Spain set out for Florida to establish ownership not only of the Florida peninsula, but the whole of perceived North America.  […]

On December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at Beaufort National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud. Please help our location lay wreaths […]