Beaufort History Museum holding yearly meeting

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Museum members and the public are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Beaufort History Museum (BHM) at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 in the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of North and Church Streets.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a Membership Reception to meet noted historian Dr. Lawrence Rowland, the speaker at the event who will present a talk on The Yamassee Wars.

Non-members will be charged a $10 admission fee, which can be waived by purchasing a Museum membership, available at www.beauforthistorymuseum.com. All members and guests must register on the website.

At the meeting, milestones of the past year will be celebrated and plans for 2020 will be revealed, including a preview of Phase II of the renovation of the Museum’s main exhibit hall. Current Museum members also will vote on Board of Directors nominees. The slate will be presented to BHM members in advance of the annual meeting via email.

The Beaufort History Museum, founded in 1939, has evolved to focus specifically on the deep and rich history of the Beaufort District. It strives to manage and display artifacts and documents held by the City of Beaufort, telling the compelling stories of this area from the early 16th Century until modern times.

For information on all events, visit www.beauforthistorymuseum.com or follow the Museum’s Facebook page.