Mission Statement

The Heritage Library Foundation is established to promote and preserve local history and the study of genealogy.


The Foundation’s mission includes:

  • Maintaining the Heritage Library, a history and genealogy center
  • Preserving historic sites: Fort Mitchel and Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery
  • Facilitating activities that promote the study and enjoyment of history and genealogy


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