Robert Smalls Exhibit and Descendants at HBF

Descendants Helen Boulware Moore and Michael Boulware Moore will share Robert Smalls’ impact on their lives during Historic Beaufort Foundation's next “Dinner & A Lecture” on Monday, Oct. 24th, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., at the Verdier House, 801 Bay Street.

Their talk will enhance the arrival of “The Life & Times of Congressman Robert Smalls” traveling exhibit. Under the auspices of the South Carolina State Museum, the exhibit will be at the Verdier House until December 20.

Fee. Seating is limited. Call 379-3331 to make reservations.

To get an idea of the vast variety of materials that the Beaufort County Library has on this very significant native son, take a look at these lists of resources and links:

“Life and Legacy of Robert Smalls, 1839 – 1915”

Short biography

Longer biography

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.