19 August 2015

Rowland & Wise: Author Book Talks Schedule

The long awaited volume 2: Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption (out now and available for check out in the Local History sections at the branch libraries) and volume 3: Bridging the Sea Islands’ Past complete The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina to 2006 (release date October 31, 2015). The authors will offer a brief presentation about their work and autograph your copies at several locations in the Fall. Books will be available for purchase at each session. Each session is co-sponsored by the USC-B Libraries.

· Thursday, Sept. 17th at 4 pm | BDC@ Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, 1st floor —Reservations Required due to size of room: Call 843-255-6468 or e-mail gracec@bcgov.net to sign up. Don't delay. Get your name on the list of 50 today!

· Thursday, Nov. 12th at 4 pm | BDC@ USC-B South Campus Library,  8 East Campus Drive, Bluffton

 · Thursday, December 3rd at 4 pm | BDC@ Hilton Head Branch Library, 11 Beach City Road | Ages 12 to Adult

·     About our speakers: 
    Dr. Lawrence Rowland is a frequent and very popular presenter for the BDC. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of USC who states unequivocally  that “All American history begins in Beaufort” and convincingly makes this case in entertaining and informative lectures. 
Dr. Stephen Wise is a frequent and very popular presenter for the BDC. He is a well respective historian of Civil War era naval history.  He is the Director of the Museum and the Cultural Resource Manager for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. 

        Together, they are Beaufort County’s “Dynamic Duo Local History Rock Stars.”  

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