The Morris Center of Lowcountry Heritage presents the Great Charleston Earthquake of 1886 This exhibit examines the most destructive earthquake ever recorded in the eastern United States. The quake occurred near Charleston, SC on August 31, 1886. Discover details about the devastation and how rescue efforts were deployed during the 1800’s. The exhibit also teaches […]

Spend time aboard Spartina with Captain Amber for a fun and scientific expedition on the beautiful Chechessee River! With little development on its banks, the Chechessee offers a largely untouched landscape with plentiful wildlife. Seasonal crabs, shrimp, and fish will make a temporary appearance on board in a touch tank. Captain Amber grew up on […]

Explore the History of Indigo in Beaufort’s Sea Islands Noted teacher and historian Margaret Pickett will present a lecture titled “The history of Indigo in Beaufort’s Sea Islands” at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 17, at the Beaufort Branch Library, located at 311 Scott Street.  This is the first lecture in the Beaufort History Museum/Beaufort […]