03 July 2016

Beaufort's Own Signer (and Schedule Adjustments)

Happy 240th Birthday, America! 

Beaufort District's "most ardent revolutionary" was Thomas Heyward, Jr., a slave-owning planter, Patriot soldier, politician, judge, and Signer of the Declaration of Independence for South Carolina. Read more http://bit.ly/1Cpl6st 
For the all you history nerds, check out our List of Links & Materials about him.

Reminder 1:

Reminder 2: Due to staff shortage, the BDC Research Room will be closed during lunchtime, that is, Noon to 1 pm, on Thurs., July 7th; Fri., July 8th and Mon., July 11th. Come do your research: 
  • Thurs., July 7th - 9 am to Noon and 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • Fri., July 8th - 9 am to Noon and 1 pm to 3 pm.
  • Mon., July 11th - 9 am to Noon and 1 pm to 5pm. 
Reminder 3: Staff will be away on Fri., July 22nd for training. Accordingly the Research Room will be closed Fri., July 22nd. 

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