March 8, 2017
The Impact of 18th Century Rice Culture
on 21st Century Conservation
Presenter: Dr. Ernie Wiggers,
CEO of Nemours Wildlife Foundation
Nemours Plantation on the Combahee River is a 10,000 acre plantation turned wildlife refuge. Touring the rice files and long leaf pine plantation, participants will learn how the 17th and 18th century rice culture has had a significant impact on conservation.
Lunch will be on site.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Field sessions are limited to twenty participants. Participants should dress for the weather and will need to provide their own transportation.
DONATION: Member – $125 per person; Non-member – $150 per person
For information and reservations: 843.379.3331
2017 Architects’ Tour
March 18, 2017
$65.00 per person
In a city known for historic architecture, this tour will celebrate the creative and distinctive contemporary
architecture that interprets the Lowcountry and gives it a definite 21st century look
Visit private homes in downtown Beaufort, and the nearby Sea Island of Distant and Dataw.
Sponsored by GILBERT LAW FIRM
Advance reservations recommended.
Call 843.379.3331 or order online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
9:30 am until 12:00 noon
Docents support Historic Beaufort Foundation by giving tours at the historic Verdier House, assisting visitors in exhibitions, and providing information during educational programs. The tours are designed to offer all visitors an exciting and engaging experience that stimulates conversation, promotes an appreciation of Beaufort’s history, and presents the story of the Verdier House and its various occupants.
If you enjoy . . .
telling—and listening to—a good story.
meeting new people and interacting with diverse audiences, age groups, and learning styles.
working in a busy environment.
If you have . . .
an interest in American and local history and culture.
strong interpersonal and communication skills.
If you can . . .
communicate effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds.
handle frequent walking and standing.
Greeters help the Docents by answering the door, assisting visitors in the exhibits, and providing
continuity to keep the tours on schedule. Greeters do not need to learn the Verdier House tour script.
Call Jacque Wedler, Verdier House Director, at 843.379.6335
or the HBF office at 843.379.3331 to reserve your space.
THE TEA IS SOLD OUT!
2017 Lafayette Soiree
Member tickets available now
Non-Member tickets available March 1st
For tickets and information call
HISTORIC BEAUFORT FOUNDATION 843.379.3331
OR email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ask about our reserved “Marquis” tables!
by Jasmina Kimova Photography
Revised and expanded with 15 years of new research, this 10th edition release is a great addition to your library! Take a walk around the historic district and enjoy the stories of the various structures! The book features full color photography.