“RIBBON CREEK INCIDENT” with AUTHOR JAY STEVENS
Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 11 am | BDC@ Bluffton Branch | Ages 12 to Adult
On the night of April 8, 1956, a forced march led to the death of 6 Marine Recruits on Parris Island. Author and jurist, John Stevens, III explains the court-martial and the effects of the Ribbon Creek Incident on the US Marine Corps. Co-sponsored by the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society and others including the Beaufort County Historical Society. This lecture is part of the series of lectures being held August - October to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Making Marines at the Recruit Depot on Parris Island. Free. No registration required. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program.
“HISTORY OF BEAUFORT COUNTY” with
DR. LARRY ROWLAND and DR. STEVE WISE
Thurs., Sept. 17th at 4 pm |BDC@ Beaufort Branch Library | Ages 12 to Adult
The long awaited volume 2: Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption has arrived! The authors will offer a brief overview of their work and autograph your copies at Beaufort Branch Library. Reservations Required: (due to size of Children's Programming Room). Call 843-255-6468 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.Co-sponsored by USC-B Libraries.
(Please note: This program will repeat at Bluffton and Hilton Head locations in November and December.)
BDC@ The Branches local history programs are free and open to the general public. The format of our programs is appropriate for interested youth ages 12 and above and adults.