Ask and Answer for Oct. 24

info@islandpacket.comOctober 24, 2011 

This week's question

Who was the first woman elected to the Beaufort County Council?

From last week

Question: What was the name of the first Civil War-era freedman's school in the occupied South?

Answer: The Penn School, now the Penn Center, on St. Helena Island was the first Civil War-era freedman's school in the occupied South.

First to answer correctly: Karen Peluso

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