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6:24 am on Monday January 21, 2013

Tricentennial historical monument to be unveiled Sunday (Update: Coverage)

Submitted Update: The monument was unveiled on Sunday — The Island Packet offers a report and Eat Sleep Play Beaufort offers a dozen photos. The updated historical markers for Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park will be unveiled in a public ceremony...
12:35 am on Friday May 4, 2012

Come see Beaufort's iconic homes during Spring Tour of Homes

Submitted The Thomas Hepworth House, one of six houses on The Point historic walking tour, is sometimes called the Hepworth-Pringle House or "the oldest house in Beaufort." It was built in 1717 for the man who became Chief Justice of South Carolina...
12:37 pm on Tuesday March 6, 2012

Charleston Symphony Orchestra to play at St. Helena's church celebration (Sold out)

(Updates at the bottom.) As the Parish Church of St. Helena continues its Tricentennial Celebration, they'll host the Charleston Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 10, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and students are free. According to Pat...
3:04 am on Friday March 2, 2012

Beaufort 300 reaches goal of 300 donors for Tricentennial historical monument

A conceptual rendering of the monument. Update: The markers are being unveiled. Beaufort 300, the fundraising arm of the historic city's 300th birthday, has reached the goal of 300 contributors to erect updated historical markers in the Henry C....
7:42 am on Tuesday January 31, 2012

As church marks 300 years, Citadel's 36-voice chorale performs (Update: Add a dinner to it)

Citadel Chorale The choral at a 2009 candlelight performance. Update January 31: Heading out tonight or on the fence? Well, know that there are a few dinner promotions going on tonight to complement the event. Southern Graces at the Beaufort Inn is...
4:33 am on Saturday January 28, 2012

Last chance to chip in and be listed on the Beaufort Tricentennial monument

A conceptual rendering of the monument. The fundraiser for the Beaufort 300 monument closes on January 31, and with it the chance to have your name inscribed on the set-to-be historical markers bound for the city’s Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park...
10:54 pm on Sunday January 22, 2012

Beaufort church marks 300 years, have a special visit from London (Update: Coverage)

Flickr user Ken Lund Update January 23: With some period and historical fanfare, the day went much as expected. The Island Packet has a nice report (read that here) and WTOC 11 has a short video report (watch that here). Also, Beaufort Mayor Billy...
5:09 am on Sunday January 1, 2012

Fireworks, more in the park as Beaufort's Tricentennial ends (Update: Coverage)

Flickr user pcuenin Update: Happy New Year and an end to the 300 year celebration of the founding of Beaufort. The Island Packet has a nice report and pair of photo's from last night's event; check 'em out here. There's also a few photos on the...
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