The week of Sep.18-22 was U.S. Constitution Week. Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, held its quarterly meeting Sept. 22 at Dataw with 24 members present along with 20 additional guests. Dr. J. Brent Morris, USCB department chair and associate professor of history, gave a presentation on the Constitution. Joining Morris was Jeremy Breland, a USCB graduating student who was presented the SAR Chapter’s History Award earlier this year. During the meeting, President Claude Dinkins presented Major John Simpson, USMCR-ret., with the SAR Military Service Medal and a 25 Year SAR Service Pin. The meeting also included the installation of three new members in Beaufort: James Atkins, Laurence Peck and Peter Somerville. Shown here is Dinkins at left with new members Atkins, Peck and Somerville. Ivan Bennett at far right. Photo by Tom Burnett.
Famous Beaufort residence The Castle, long rumored to be haunted, open for Halloween