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Beaufort – 5 Centuries of History

January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Thursday, January 20 – “King Cotton”, “Calculating the Value of the Union,” and the Mindset of Beaufort, 1783-1860
Presented by Dr. John M. McCardell, Jr. and Dr. Lawrence S. Rowland

Dr. McCardell, Vice Chancellor Emeritus of Sewanee, The University of the South and retired Professor of History, is a distinguished historian and respected national leader in liberal arts education. A scholar of the American South and a prolific writer, Dr. McCardell is author of The Idea of a Southern Nation, which won the Allan Nevins Prize in 1977, and has authored may essays, chapters, articles and book reviews. His specialty is U.S. history in the 19th century with special emphasis on the Old South and on American historiography.

Dr. Rowland is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History for the University of South Carolina, Beaufort and previously held roles with the University as Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Professor Rowland is author of numerous articles, books and book reviews on South Carolina and Sea Island history.

Please join us for 5 nights, 5 weeks and 5 centuries of history as Beaufort’s premiere historians Dr. John McCardell, Dr. Lawrence S. Rowland, and Dr. Stephen R. Wise—discuss the old Beaufort District from settlement to the 20th Century.

All sessions will be at the USCB Center for the Arts from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

$30 per session (Individual)
$145 for the 5-night series if purchased by December 25, 2021 (Individual)
Student discount: $20 (Individual)

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January 20, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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