'Hilton Head in the Modern Era' talks planned (Schedule update)

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 22, 2014 

Top row, from left: Thomas Barnwell, Rebekah Dobrasko. Bottom row: Robert Onorato, JR Richardson


UPDATE: Please note that the Bob Mastellar talk scheduled for Jan. 28 has been moved to Feb. 4 because of inclement weather.

The Heritage Library and Coastal Discovery Museum will host presentations this year about the history of Hilton Head Island's modern development.

Cost is $25 a person and $40 per couple. All events are at 6 p.m. at Coligny Theater:

  • March 11: J.R. Richardson, "Coming of Age on Hilton Head Island"
  • May 20: Thomas Barnwell Jr., "Hilton Head Shrimpers' Co-op and the BASF Conflict"
  • Sept. 23: Rebekah Dobrasko, "Lowcountry Schools From 1920-1970"
  • Nov. 18: Robert Onorato, "The Development of Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove"
  • Tuesday, Feb. 4 (MOVED): Bob Mastellar, "My Life and Times With Charles Fraser"

Call the Heritage Library at 843-686-6560 or Coastal Discovery Museum at 843-689-6767 to register.

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