Beaufort News

Oyster roast to toast Beaufort history

Historic Beaufort Foundation's annual oyster roast fundraiser will be from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 21 on the grounds of Marshlands in Beaufort.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature a traditional oyster roast, chicken gumbo, beverages and dessert and live music. Marshlands is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was built by Dr. James Robert Verdier, a pioneer in the successful treatment of yellow fever.

Tickets are $50 a person, and reservations must be made for 5:30 or 7 p.m. servings. Tickets will not be sold at the door and must be purchased by Saturday.

Details: Call 843-379-3331 or go to