12 February 2014

Weather Update: Blizzard of February 1899

Due to inclement weather, Beaufort County is closing government offices at 6 pm Wed., Feb. 12th and delaying opening hours until 10 am on Thurs., Feb. 13th.  The impact on the public service hours of the Beaufort District Collection will be minimal.  Please just give a few minutes after 10 am to get the Research Room ready to serve you.

If it's any consolation, the current inclement weather doesn't hold a candle to that experienced locally during the "Blizzard of 1899."  Here's the report from the Palmetto Post, 16 February 1899:

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