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  • Beaufort History Museum offers tours during historic home festival

    Patrons of the Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens, conducted by the Historic Beaufort Foundation, can enjoy an added attraction this year: They will also have the chance to visit the Beaufort History Museum and learn about the deep, rich history of the area. “It is all possible because the Beaufort History Museum has moved… Read more

  • Keynote speaker urges museum to engage community, prove relevance

      Museum directors, historians and archivists cannot content themselves to work with relics, dusty manuscripts and crumbling buildings. They must engage their communities and explain why knowledge and preservation of the past is relevant to the future, according to Stan Deaton, senior historian for the Georgia Historical Society. Otherwise, those make the past their vocation… Read more



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    Beaufort History Museum offers tours during historic home festival

    Patrons of the Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens, conducted by the Historic Beaufort Foundation, can enjoy an added attraction this year: They will also have the chance to visit the Beaufort History Museum and learn about the deep, rich history of the area. “It is all possible because the Beaufort History Museum has moved… Read more

    October 9, 2014 in Events, News by

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    Museum, Conroy to host book signing for Schein

    Noted Beaufort educator and author Bernie Schein will sign copies of his new book, “Famous All Over Town,” at a reception in the courtyard at The Arsenal, hosted by the Beaufort History Museum. Schein’s ellow author and friend, Pat Conroy, and his wife, the writer Cassandra King, and other friends and family will be on… Read more

    September 2, 2014 in Events, News by

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    The move is on … Beaufort History Museum will soon be back at The Arsenal

      Five years after leaving The Arsenal, the Beaufort History Museum collection is returning to the historic building at the corner of Craven and Carteret streets.  City public-works employees and museum volunteers took care of the heavy lifting this week, moving artifacts from City Hall at 1911 Boundary St., where the museum has been for… Read more

    August 2, 2014 in Exhibits, News by

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    For more information on the docent program or other volunteer opportunities with the museum, contact Lorrie Burleyknoles at docent@beaufortschistorymuseum.com. Or download our docent training information packet here.