Colonial Dames

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On January 19, the Dr. Henry Woodward Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century met at the home of President Anita Henson.  Guest speakers were historian Dr. Stephen Wise, Director of the Museum and Cultural Resource Manager for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, and Mary Lou Brewton, Vice President of the Beaufort County Historical Society and most recently elected Vice President of the Beaufort History Museum. Members and guests heard Wise and Brewton discuss the upcoming 450th Anniversary of Jean Ribaut’s settling of the Port Royal Island area.  The historic event is planned for May 25th at Parris Island. Pictured from left is Dr. Stephen Wise, Mary Lou Brewton and Chapter Anita Henson. (Photo by Eliza Oliwa)