Category Archives: Experience Beaufort

Civil War Bakery

The Cuthbert-Scheper-Simmer House: 915 Port Republic St. You can almost smell bread baking in the basement kitchen of the house at the corner of Charles and Port Republic Streets. When the Union soldiers took over Beaufort in 1861, Lucius Cuthbert and family evacuated to Aiken, SC, leaving the family house to become a bakery for […]

Make Like a Pelican in 2013

January 1, 2013 | Hundreds of brave souls jumped into the Atlantic Ocean to celebrate the New Year during the 5th Annual Pelican Plunge at Hunting Island State Park’s North Beach. Ok, so it wasn’t that cold, UNTIL they hit the water! It was about 61 degrees outside, and the water was 54, but a […]

Autumn Temperatures in the Lowcountry

How cold is “Cold” to you? At Beaufort Online, our staff has been living in Beaufort for most (if not all) of our lives. So when the temperature drops below 60, we tend to get out the coats. Between the months of November and March, It is usually easy to tell a visitor to our town […]

Wine Wednesday at Rose Hill Mansion

Robin White, proprietor, graciously invited guests into the anti-bellum, Gothic Revival style home for the launch of Wine Wednesday. Rose Hill Mansion was built for Dr. John Kirk and his wife Caroline in 1858 on land now called Rose Hill Plantation (now a gated community) in Bluffton, SC. Eighty-five guests enjoyed touring five rooms of […]

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 […]

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 […]