The society’s 15th Annual Historic Beech Island Tour to be held Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. will feature 14 historic and unusual places to visit. Among them will be Carolina Country Farms, a real working farm complete with a vast array of animals — goats, sheep, Emus, horses, chickens, turkeys, guineas, pigs, ducks, […]
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March 2023 Meeting Information
Beech Island Historical Society Meeting The Beech Island Historical Society will meet Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 7:30PM at the society’s History & Visitors Center located at 144 Old Jackson Highway in Beech Island, SC. Historian George McDaniel will speak on his new book, Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People. McDaniel served as […]
On Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the History & Visitors Center, author and historian George McDaniel will speak to the society on his new book, Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and its People. McDaniel’s book is the first book to focus on a site’s recent history using interviews with descendants, architects, historians, preservationists, […]
Book Signing to be Held March 26
You are cordially invited to attend a book signing for Beth Self Francis, author of Of Planters and Patriots: The Hammonds of Old Edgefield District on Sunday, March 26 from 3-5 p.m. at the Charles Hammond House at 908 Martintown Road in North Augusta. There will be a brief presentation by the author followed by […]
On March 7, Beech Island Historical Society member George Hammond presented President Jackie Bartley a $500 donation to the Beech Island Historical Society from his organization, the Society of Colonial Wars in Georgia. It will be used to improve the Revolutionary War Battle Site at Silver Bluff.
October 2022 Meeting Information
At our meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m., our speaker will be Ren “Warrior Wolf” Herdman, a tribal member of the Appalachian Cherokee Nation, a 501c3 educational tribe located in the Appalachian region of Virginia and a descendant of Jesse Brock, a Cherokee who fought on behalf of the Patriots in the Revolutionary […]