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 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.