The Seabrook Island genealogy club, Digging Into Roots Together is hosting a “Genealogy Fair 2019” on Wednesday, January 9, 2019: 1:30-3:30 PM in the Live Oak Room, Lakehouse, Seabrook Island.
Entering our sixth year as a club, the fair theme is “FIND YOUR PAST, PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY”. Hopefully, you’ll take advantage of this free event featuring special guests and experts from the Charleston Family History Center, the South Carolina Room – Charleston Public Library, Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogy Society, and the Daughters of the Revolution (DAR).
Anyone interested in starting or growing a family tree, DNA testing, digitizing photo or learning more about how to do research should attend. This is open to all Seabrook Island, Kiawah Island and Kiawah River Estates owners.
Digging Intro Roots Together is an active club with over 50 members, from beginners to experts and in between. If you’d like to learn more about us before the fair, the club website can be found at
Please come join us, and bring a friend! If you’re not a resident of Seabrook Island, you can obtain a gate pass by sending an email to Lynn Baker at the following email: email@example.com with your first and last name and a pass will be at the gate for you.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, January 9, 2019!
This January, Our World is launching a three-week course with one meeting per week to dive deeper into The Revolutionary War. The meetings take place at Beachwalker Center from 4-5:30 p.m. and will be on Jan. 9, Jan. 16 and Jan. 23.
***This course is at capacity.***
The Revolutionary War
Why did a subset of English-speaking colonists in North America elect to revolt against the British government in the mid- 1770s? How did this colonial con ict set in motion forces that would create the most powerful democracy in human history?
This course seeks to see how the American War of Independence created a republican political culture that still shapes how we view the world today. We will see that many of the issues faced by the founders such as a centralized versus decentralized government, the role of slavery and race, the place of women, and the nature of the military, are still contentious nearly 250 years later.
This course is taught by College of Charleston historian Bryan Ganaway.
Classes are Wednesdays at Beachwalker Center in Bobcat Hall from 4-5:30 p.m.