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9:01 am on Saturday September 7, 2013

Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens returns in October

The Historic Beaufort Foundation's Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens returns this October 25, 26, and 27 to show off Beaufort, "from a rare vantage point: a selection of private homes, gardens, and plantations normally not open to the public...
8:48 am on Saturday June 15, 2013

Bladen Street building cookout also highlights street's economic history

Aiming to restore Bladen Street's longest-surviving commercial building, the Historic Beaufort Foundation is planning a cookout fundraiser on June 27 targeting the old Coastal Contractors building. The street and surrounding area has been the site...
7:26 am on Thursday April 18, 2013

Historic Beaufort Foundation's Lafayette Soiree

The Historic Beaufort Foundation is hosting its "Lafayette Soiree" this Saturday, April 20, starting at 6 p.m. with cocktails, snacks, a silent auction, and live music by Sandy B. & the Allstars at the Lewis Reeve Sams House at 601 Bay Street....
9:25 am on Thursday January 10, 2013

An oyster roast for the Historic Beaufort Foundation

The Historic Beaufort Foundation is hosting a traditional oyster roast at a historic plantation on the banks of Chowan Creek on January 18 as a fundraiser for its preservation activities. The public is invited to the ca. 1855 Oaks Plantation on...
2:43 am on Monday November 5, 2012

Marking 151st anniversary of Port Royal occupation, scale model of lead ship to be presented

Submitted The USS Wabash model at1/96 scale made from basswood took 11 months to design and build and was designed from National Archive drawings. It's 48 inches long by 28 inches tall. On November 7, 1861, the USS Wabash led a Union fleet that...
11:23 pm on Tuesday August 7, 2012

Historic Beaufort Foundation leader leaves as group looks to get more aggressive

Two years back in August 2010, the Historic Beaufort Foundation announced the hiring of Julia Paige Wylie Good as the private nonprofit's executive director. Earlier this week the group's board approved her resignation. No one is saying publicly why...
9:05 am on Thursday July 19, 2012

Dine well and for good at the Supper Society

TheDigitel The Supper Society is back on Thursday, July 26, and once again offers a chance for some great local food in a surprise setting and a way to support to local nonprofits. Tickets are still available for the 7 p.m. event to be held in a "...
11:39 am on Wednesday July 4, 2012

Debbi Covington catering book signing to benefit Historic Beaufort Foundation

Debbi Convington Historic Beaufort Foundation will open the Verdier House doors to celebrate the publication of local caterer Debbi Covington's new cook book with a book signing and wine and hors d'oeuvres, Thursday, July 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m....
7:44 am on Sunday April 8, 2012

The Underground Railroad to be discussed at next Dinner and A Lecture

"Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the African American Quest for Freedom" will be the topic at the next monthly "Dinner & A Lecture" installment. The lecture will be presented by historian Ron Roth for the Historic Beaufort...
7:44 am on Thursday February 23, 2012

A lecture on "The Preservation of Northern Beaufort County's Rural Heritage"

A cluster of farm buildings remains at Seabrook Village on the Whale Branch River. “Old Fields, New Plough: The Preservation of Northern Beaufort County’s Rural Heritage” will be the topic of February’s Dinner and a Lecture at the Verdier House,...

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