Heritage News

What's Happening at the Heritage Library??

Join Us for a trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

August 30 - September 5, 2015

Deadline for Registration May 22, 2015

Click here for more details

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Tuesday  History Programs

March 31, 2015 - 10:30 am

The Role of Women in the History and Development of Hilton Head Island

March 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Historic Sites on Hilton Head Island

$5 per person
Registration Required
Call 843-686-6560 to register

  April Sunday Program

“Welcome to the World!"
 Hilton Head Island from 1949 to 2015

Presented by Norm Harberger

Sunday, April 12, 2015
2:00 pm

Reservations Required
Call 843-686-6560 to reserve


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The Heritage Library has spent years compiling hospital rolls, cemetery records, Town of Mitchelville citizens' lists, Union Soldiers and US Colored Troops files to identify almost 3000 people who lived and died on Hilton Head Island during the Civil War years.

The files will be open to the public until April 30, 2015.

Click here for teacher resources on the Civil War

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Click here to research our files

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Fort Mitchel Tours

Thursdays, March 5, 2015 - November 19

10:00 am at Ft. Mitchel, Hilton Head Plantation

$12 per adult; $7 per child ages 7-12; Please, no children under 7

Call Coastal Discovery Museum at

843-689-6767, ext 223 to reserve.

  83.jpg (448 × 336) Who Do You Think You Are?

Let us help you find out.  Call the library at 843-686-6560 to reserve one free hour with an experienced genealogist who can help you get started climbing your family tree.  By appointment only.

  For All Programs except Ft. Mitchel tours,

Call the Heritage Library at 843-686-6560

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South Carolina Genealogy & History Library

The Heritage Library Foundation
852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506