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 […]

Beaufort’s Shrimp Festival Must Go On! Due to limitations on large gatherings and concerns about public health during the COVID19 pandemic, the Beaufort Shrimp Festival is being reimagined for 2020! Instead of a single weekend event, Shrimp Festival Season will celebrate the fall shrimp season and highlight the region’s culinary traditions spanning three weeks. We invite […]

Monday, September 28, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon FAMILY TREE MAKER PART 2: GETTING STARTED: PEOPLE AND MEDIA TABS Instructor: Carol Clemens Part 2 of 4 in the Family Tree Maker Series. Now it’s time to add people; set relationships; add and categorize media; set profile pictures; link media to several people at once; […]

Monday, September 28, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EARLY FAMILIES OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND Instructor: Dee Phillips For a small coastal island in South Carolina, Hilton Head is home to many historical moments and interesting historical characters. The first session will discuss the life and actions of James and Charles Davant, Captain John […]