February 9, 2017
Historic Rice Production:
The Tools, The Buildings, The Fields
Presenter: Dr. Travis Folk, PhD
Cockfield Plantation, sited along the Combahee River in Colleton County, still retains the original rice barn and historic rice milling equipment from the days of rice cultivation. Dr. Travis Folk, of Folk Land Management, will lead the session with the focus on the mechanics of cultivating rice during the rice culture heyday.
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
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.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
801 Bay Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
$25.00 per person
“Remnants of the Rice Culture” prints now on sale!
We are very excited to be selling two exclusive posters by David Shriver Soliday. Both posters are printed on canvas and available in two sizes: 17″ x 25″ for framing 16″ x 24″ – $75.00 each; or 13″ x 19″ for framing 12″ x 18″ – $35.00 each. They can be ordered by calling 843.379.3331 or online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop or in person at the HBF office – 208 Scott’s Street.
The Official Guide to Historic Beaufort
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.
“Remnants of the Rice Culture” featuring photography by David Shriver Soliday.
October 20, 2016 – March 31, 2017
801 Bay Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
Historic Beaufort Foundation appreciates the support of:
NOW ON SALE!
2016 FALL FESTIVAL OF HOUSES & GARDENS POSTER