Winter Lecture Series

2023 Winter Lecture Series

HBF’s 2023 Winter Lecture Series featuring Dr. John M. McCardell, Dr. Larry S. Rowland and Dr. Stephen R. Wise.

Thursdays – January 19, January 26, February 2, February 9, February 16. USCB Center for the Arts, Doors open at 4:45pm.

Historic Beaufort Foundation is delighted to announce that South Carolina’s leading Southern historians – Dr. John M. McCardell, Dr. Larry S. Rowland, and Dr. Stephen R. Wise – are returning to HBF’s Winter Lecture Series to share their unprecedented knowledge in a more in-depth discussion of Beaufort’s 5 Centuries of History. This year’s series topics will include a detailed account of the Yemasee War, the role of Beaufortians in shaping the new nation, the mindset of northern educated Beaufortians before the Civil War, building and structures of Beaufort during the Civil War and the early twentieth century and how Beaufort was affected by the Depression and its aftermath.   

HBF's 2023 Winter Lecture series


*Thursday, January 19th – 2023 Winter Lecture Series ~ Exploration & Settlement to 1775: A Closer look at the Yemassee Indian War. 1715-1728 – Dr. Larry Rowland- Purchase Tickets

*Thursday, January 26th – 2023 Winter Lecture Series ~ The Transforming Revolution and The Early National (Federalist) Period – Politics, Society & an Emerging Beaufort – 1760-1815 – Dr. Steve Wise & Dr. John McCardell – Purchase Tickets

*Thursday, February 2nd – 2023 Winter Lecture Series ~ Sea Island Cotton, Religious Revival, Slavery & The Mind of Beaufort, 1820-1860 – Dr. Larry Rowland & Dr. John McCardell – Purchase Tickets

*Thursday, February 9th – 2023 Winter Lecture Series ~ Secession-Civil War and the Rehearsal for Reconstruction – Dr. John McCardell, Dr. Steve Wise & Dr. Larry Rowland – Purchase Tickets

*Thursday, February 16th – 2023 Winter Lecture Series ~ Closing decades of the 19th Century – The Marine Corps & Naval Station – A New Century: Seventy Years of Beaufort & The 20th Century. Dr. Steve Wise & Dr. Larry Rowland – Purchase Tickets