Heritage News

What's Happening at the Heritage Library??


Classes and Lectures

Fall Ancestry Classes and History Programs Posted

  Click here for schedule and details

Dinner and Tour

Join us for dinner at the Old Fort Pub ,
a talk by Major General Ormsby Mitchel,
and a tour of Ft. Mitchel

Every Tuesday in August
starting at 6:00 pm

$40 per adult/ $20 per child under 12

Call for reservations, 843-681-2386
before 5:00 on Mondays

Click here for the menu


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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.


Click here for teacher resources on the Civil War

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Click here to view the files

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Fort Mitchel Tours

Thursdays, March 5 - November 19, 2015

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.

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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