Heritage News

What's Happening at the Heritage Library? 

Now open on Wednesdays!  

Visit us Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fall classes and Lectures are scheduled.  Click to reserve.

Historic Zion Forum

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Bike Tours

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Zion Tours

Fridays at 10:00

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Ft Mitchel Tours

Thursdays at 10:00

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History Day

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Zion Symbol 

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Phoebe Elliott

Tea With Phoebe Waight Elliott

Sunday, October 1, 2017

2:00 - 3:30 pm

$10 per person

Join Phoebe Elliott for tea at the Heritage Library. Phoebe will share her experiences as the wife of William Elliott, the first successful planter of Sea Island cotton on Hilton Head Island. The Elliott family continued its success after William's death. Phoebe's memories address the growth of agriculture in South Carolina, life on Hilton Head in the early 18th century, the social activities of a prominent family, and their travels to and from their plantations.

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Santa Elena ShipVisit the NEW Beaufort Branch of the Heritage Library in the Santa Elena History Center

Open Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Click here for the 2017 Beaufort Class Schedule

1501 Bay Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Beaufort Open House

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Let us help you find out.   To reserve one free hour with an experienced genealogist who can help you get started climbing your family tree, call the Hilton Head Branch at 843-686-6560, or the Beaufort Branch at 843-379-1550. By appointment only.

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South Carolina Genealogy & History Library

The Heritage Library Foundation
852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506