Heritage News

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Join Us in September for a Trip to the Family History Library in

Salt Lake City!

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Researching Your African American Ancestry

Presented by Nancy Burke, Head Librarian

Heritage Library Foundation

Wednesday, July 30, 2014; 1:30 - 3:30 pm

African American ancestry is difficult to research before 1870.  Nancy will present some known and some possibly more obscure  resources available to our African American families to use in their own quests to find their roots.  

Fee: $10 per member; $15 per non-member.  Call the library at 843-686-6560 for reservations.


                  Book Chat and Signing     

Thomas Thibeault, Author of The Man Who Stole Himself,               

A Novel of the Civil War

Sunday, July 20, 2014; 2:00 pm

Thomas Thibeault, Author of The Man Who Stole Himself, a novel about Robert Smalls, will be speaking at the Heritage Library and signing copies of his book.  Thomas was born in Canada, raised in Ireland, and now lives in Georgia with his wife, Anna.  He retired from a teaching career which has taken him to Europe, Russia, the Middle East and the Far East.  He brings a wealth of experience to his writing.  His first book was Balto's Nose, A Novel of the Monuments Men and Women.

Fee:  A $5 per person donation requested.  Call the library at 843-686-6560 for reservations.

Hilton Head in the Modern Era

returns Tuesday, September 23, 2014

For a Complete Listing of Our Speakers & Dates Click Here!

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Ft. Mitchel Tours 
Presented by members of the History Department of the Heritage Library

Thursdays at 10:00 am

Tours of Ft. Mitchel are offered every Thursday at 10:00. 
Reserve your space by calling the Coastal Discovery Museum at 843.689.6767.

Adults: $12; children ages 6 – 12: $7 (no children under 6 years).

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.

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