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Beaufort Arsenal Museum And Visitor’s Center

The Beaufort Arsenal Museum is located on 713 Craven Street in Beaufort, South Carolina. Many relics of nature, war and early industry are housed there. Once an arsenal, this building was constructed in 1798 of brick and tabby. Construction of the Beaufort Arsenal was begun in 1795 and was completed by 1799. Construction was entrusted […]

Beaufort Arsenal Museum And Visitor's Center

The Beaufort Arsenal Museum is located on 713 Craven Street in Beaufort, South Carolina. Many relics of nature, war and early industry are housed there. Once an arsenal, this building was constructed in 1798 of brick and tabby. Construction of the Beaufort Arsenal was begun in 1795 and was completed by 1799. Construction was entrusted […]

Nancy Owen & Night Creatures at Hunting Island

Nancy “Maudy” Owen is currently caring for four owls and three bats, all part of Turtle Spring Farm which is “devoted to the care, rehabilitation and release of injured, orphaned or sick raptors and bats and to the education of humans regarding the importance of predators in nature.” This program, “Creatures of the Night Plus […]

Experience Beaufort SC – Video

Three-hundred years of history continues in beautiful Beaufort, SC. Our beaches at Hunting Island are scattered with shells and shark teeth just waiting for a passerby to make the discovery on a hazy summer day. Kayakers paddle along the sea wall and nod to the children who are waving at them from the wooden swings […]

Sleeping on a Park Swing

As a student at USCB, I found myself between classes with time to kill. Instead of sitting at a booth in the unfriendly and unaccommodating student lounge area or reading in the library,  I would often find myself walking a few blocks to the Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park. The Waterfront Park is almost always […]

My Family’s Favorite Spots in Beaufort

I hear people ask me all the time, “What is there to do in Beaufort?” I will admit that for some locals, the town of Beaufort, SC, isn’t as “hopping” as some towns- until recreation time hits. My family usually has a few spots we try to focus on. Hunting Island Beach and Lighthouse As […]

Eliza Lucas Pinckney: South Carolina Botanist

Eliza Lucas was born in 1722 on the island of Antigua in the West Indies. She was sent to Europe for her education, but in 1739, returned and was put in charge of her father’s indigo plantation located “upon the Wappoo, a salt creek connecting the Ashley with the Stono, and only separated from the […]

Get Fit Fair at the Technical College of the Lowcountry

By Bonnie Drew |  Many of Beaufort’s fitness centers were represented together today in the student center at the Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort Campus, giving participants the chance to take advantage of student discounts. The event attracted quite a bit of attention through demonstrations including slide dance and massage. At center stage, Lynn […]

Amata Thai Fusion – Featured Beaufort Restaurant

This month, we are going to feature a restaurant that seems to slip under the radar for most, but the food and atmosphere is terrific. If you have not visited Amata Thai Fusion this month, please add it to your “gotta eat there” list. Thai food is characterized by its use of noodles, fresh vegetables, […]

Plums Restaurant Downtown

Plums is an eclectic, casual lunch and dinner bistro overlooking the Beaufort River and downtown Waterfront Park. Since 1986, Plums has offered an ever-changing menu that combines seasonal, fresh local ingredients in Global dishes. With a popular lunch menu bursting with giant salads and sandwiches, Plums changes to a bustling, inventive bistro dinner, highlighting fresh […]