Ask and Answer for July 4

July 4, 2011 

    Ask and Answer

    This week's question

    What race represented 76 percent of all property owners in Beaufort in 1892?

    From last week

    Question: What class of worker replaced planters after the Civil War?

    Answer: The merchant class replaced planters after the Civil War with much of the economic growth attributed to Germans and Austrians.

    First to answer correctly: No one answered correctly.

    Send your answer to, and we'll recognize in print the first person who responds correctly. You can also submit your northern Beaufort County trivia questions to If we select your question, we'll publish your name.

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