Jan 19, 12:06
#ThrowbackThursday to just last week. Still feeling thrilled for our friends at Penn Center and for the work we will be doing in the Reconstruction Era with a grant from Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. #HiltonHead #History #Reconstruction Experience Hilton Head Island
Jan 17, 15:52
See our classes on Hilton Head Island and in Beaufort at the Santa Elena History Center here! #HiltonHead #History #Ancestry Experience Hilton Head Island http://bit.ly/2k1eK4k
Jan 16, 01:18
View all classes at HeritageLib.org. #HiltonHead #Beaufort #History #Ancestry Experience Hilton Head Island
Jan 14, 01:02
Thank you to David Lauderdale for covering the work of our archaeologist this week. Exciting discoveries! Experience Hilton Head Island #HiltonHead #HistoricPreservation #BaynardMausoleum. http://www.islandpacket.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/david-lauderdale/article126109374.htm
Dec 25, 12:32
Happy Holidays From The Heritage Library! Donate to preserve the Oldest Existing Structure on Hilton Head Island here: FriendsOfBaynard.org!
Dec 23, 19:45
Need a break? The Heritage Library is offering a FREE tour of Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery on Wednesday, December 28 at 11:00 am. The cemetery is our only Revolutionary War site on Hilton Head Island, and the home of the Patriots and Planters. Bring your visitors out to get a breath of fresh air and a history lesson besides. No reservations are necessary. The cemetery is located on the corner of Mathews Drive and William Hilton Parkway across from Carrabba's Restaurant. Access to the parking lot is from Mathews Drive. #HiltonHead #History #HistoricPreservation Experience Hilton Head Island Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Dec 18, 22:09
The Heritage Library's Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Preservation Project received a donation from the Sons of the American Revolution. This donation brings the total contributions thus far to over $125,000. Picture are Jim Robinson, Bailey Keeling, Paul Walter (from SAR), Linda Piekut, and Peter Cooper. Find out more about the this historic preservation effort at FriendsOfBaynard.org. The site is located at the corner of Mathews Drive & 278 on Hilton Head Island.
Dec 13, 13:59
Thank you to the Island Packet for featuring The Heritage Library and our commitment to preserving the Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum! Visit the library online at heritagelib.org! The Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery and the Baynard Mausoleum have been nominated for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, according to Hilton Head Island’s Heritage Library. The nomination has been submitted to the National Park Service in Washington, D.C.
Dec 12, 19:00
HILTON HEAD ISLAND SITE IS NOMINATED FOR THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES The Heritage Library is pleased to announce that the South Carolina Department of Archives and History State Historic Preservation Office approved the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery and the Baynard Mausoleum, for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination has been submitted to the National Register of Historic Places at the National Park Service in Washington, DC, for final consideration and designation. Iva Roberts Welton, assisted by Lou Benfante, began researching the project over two and one half years ago and made the presentation to the preservation office in Columbia, SC. The Heritage Library owns the property off Mathews Drive and William Hilton Parkway on which the Baynard Mausoleum, built in 1846, stands. The mausoleum is the oldest structure on Hilton Head Island. The first burial was that of Lydia Davant in 1795. The Heritage Library is dedicated to the study of Hilton Head Island history and is a premier ancestry research center. The library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC. Iva Welton, lead researcher and Heritage Library board member, stated “I believe that we have an obligation to future generations to document, restore, and preserve our local history .” For more information, contact Linda Piekut at the Heritage Library Foundation, 843-686-6560.
Nov 12, 16:18
We're ready for you! Book fair today at Christ Lutheran Church!
Nov 12, 12:49
TODAY on Hilton Head Island - 11am - 3pm, Christ Lutheran Church. Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair. Meet Mary Kay Andrews! #HiltonHead
Nov 10, 16:06
Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays - This Saturday (11am - 3pm) at Christ Lutheran Church on #HiltonHead! Over 40 Authors, including Mary Kay Andrews! Experience Hilton Head Island #ArtsAliveHiltonHeadIsland #BookFair
Nov 07, 20:26
Thank you Visit Hilton Head for featuring us on your blog. #MaryKayAndrews Mary Kay Andrews. #HiltonHead #BookFair http://www.hiltonheadisland.org/lowcountrylife/art/new-york-times-bestselling-author-mary-kay-andrews-comes-to-hilton-head-island/
Nov 06, 15:18
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: Margaret Pickett is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a former teacher who spent 20 years working in museum education in Virginia’s historic triangle—Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. In 1999 she became an independent Living History Interpreter researching and developing documented programs based on the lives of prominent 17th and 18th century Virginia women. Upon moving to South Carolina in 2010 she added a prominent 18th century South Carolina woman—Eliza Lucas Pinckney—to her repertoire. She is the co-director of Pickett Educational Resources and has developed several educational DVD’s that help bring history alive in the classroom. She is also the co-author of The European Struggle to Settle North America Colonizing Attempts by England, France and Spain, 1521 – 1608.#LowcountryReads #HiltonHead #BookFair
Nov 06, 11:57
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair. Here's one of our featured authors: Mike Veeck believes anything is possible and that passion drives performance! This is the premise of his acclaimed books; Fun Is Good and his newest irreverent book; Another Boring, Derivative, Piece of Crap Business Book. His philosophy is the model for his wildly successful minor league baseball teams, including our own local treasure, The Saint Paul Saints! With this passion for FUN, it’s no surprise his business partners include Bill Murray and Jimmy Buffet. In addition to delivering keynotes across the country, Mike is also a College Professor at the Citadel and frequent guest on national radio and television programs
Nov 06, 01:55
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: After twenty-five years on Wall Street, John Thompson chose “the road less traveled” and became an award-winning author of Middle Grade fiction, as well as thrillers and occult thrillers for adults. His works include Middle Grade novels: THE GIRL FROM FELONY BAY (Junior Library Guild Selection and SIBA Best Children’s Book) and DISAPPEARANCE AT HANGMAN’S BLUFF (Junior Library Guild Selection). His adult novels include: ARMAGEDDON CONSPIRACY (SIBA Finalist and IPPY Gold Medal), and Salem VI: Rebecca’s Rising (soon to be a major motion picture).
Nov 05, 19:01
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: Stephanie Edwards, a former dancer and costumer, is a writing teacher, novelist and consultant. After attending public school in Beaufort, SC, and college in San Diego, she had a twenty-two-year career in New York Theater. She has worked with such talents as Liza Minnelli, Michael Jackson, Lauren Bacall, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Hal Prince, Stephen Sondheim, and Michael Bennett. When not writing, she can be found shagging and cruising down the river with her husband. What We Set in Motion won a Best Submission Award at the Atlanta Writer’s Club Conference.
Nov 05, 15:46
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: Author Angela Williams has been waiting to tell this story for 50 years. In a revealing and uprooting biographical memoir, Williams pulls back the curtain on the story of race, love and loyalty in the Deep South. As teacher, lecturer, community activist, consultant, author and personal/professional coach, Williams draws on her experience and literary expertise to bring to light the untold story: that black women in the 60s were the unflinching heroes of our time. She graduated from Queens University in Charlotte, taught English at The Citadel for 20 years, after earning her Masters in English at Duke University – Williams lives in Mt. Pleasant, SC. You’ll find her playing tennis, reading to her grandsons, or sipping tea on her porch overlooking the water that brought so many African Americans to its shore. . .and thinking of Eva.
Nov 05, 11:43
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: Andrea Studenc, the author and illustrator of a series of 4 children's books that feature Hair Brain Jane,grew up in Latrobe,PA. She was the cartoonist for her High School newspaper and has always enjoyed all types of art. Even though she earned a BS degree in Environmental science, she always returned to her love of creating art.Andrea relocated to Hilton Head Island, SC in 1983, is now married to her husband Scott, has a son Brennen and a daughter Anzlee. #BookFair #LowcountryReads #HiltonHead
Nov 05, 00:39
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: With degrees from the University of South Carolina, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University, Jane Hill has published more than a dozen technical works in the United States, Canada, and Europe. A native South Carolinian, she is now writing about the Lowcountry, where she spent many happy childhood vacations. Her works include two young adult novels, Clarendon Island and Only a Ghost of a Chance. She has also published several short stories about the Lowcountry. Several of her watercolors and photographs have been published in anthologies, and she has done the interior layout and cover design for numerous books. #HiltonHead #LowcountryReads #BookFair
Nov 04, 19:36
Meet the authors, get your books signed and pick out your holiday gifts on Saturday, November 12th from 11am - 3pm - Lowcountry Reads For The Holidays Book Fair at Christ Lutheran Church. Here's one of our featured authors: Jim Riggs earned a BA and an MA in mathematics education. He taught high school math in Iowa for 35 years. Jim and his wife, Darlene’s extensive travels in the West produced the settings for much of his first novel, Freedom Run. His premise that there is good in almost everybody led him to writing his story of four escaped prisoners trying to find new identities and establishing new lives. #HiltonHead #LowcountryReads #BookFair
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