January 24 & 31: “Starting Family Research: A Two-Session Class for Beginners” with Joyce Kelleher at the Heritage Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Class size is limited, reservations are required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]

January 24 & 31: “Starting Family Research: A Two-Session Class for Beginners” with Joyce Kelleher at the Heritage Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Class size is limited, reservations are required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]

Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]

Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]

Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]

March 6: “Sea Pines 1950-1985” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Learn about the development of Sea Pines Plantation from the days of the lumbermen in the early 1950’s, to the planning done by Charles Fraser and the Sea Pines Company, through to the incorporation of the Town of Hilton Head in […]

March 7: “Irish Genealogy Essentials” ancestry class with Barbara Friis at the Heritage Library Foundation, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Topics include land divisions and the importance of discovering your ancestor’s “townland”; the 1901 & 1911 census, 19th century fragments & pre-1800 census substitutes; Griffith’s Valuation and tithe applotment books;  the Ulster Plantation and more. Pre-registration is required. […]

March 13: “Cemeteries of Hilton Head Island” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Learn about the 16 known cemeteries of Hilton Head Island in a PowerPoint presentation containing pictures of existing cemeteries. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

March 20: “The Gullah People and Culture” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Learn how the Gullah people were brought to Hilton Head Island as slaves, how their culture has survived, flourished and what is being done today to save that culture and preserve it for future generations. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus […]

March 21: “Researching Military Records in Fold3” ancestry class with Peter Somerville at the Heritage Library Foundation, 1:30 p.m. The website has records from the Revolutionary War through the Vietnam War, as well as some non-military collections. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

March 27: “The Role of Women in the History and Development of Hilton Head Island, to 1950” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Follow the journey of the women who came first to Hilton Head Island. This program begins with life before the Plantation Era and ends with the timber days of […]

March 28: “Help Session for Family Tree Maker 2017” ancestry class with Carol Clemens at the Heritage Library Foundation, 1:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your laptop and your questions and to try and get back on track. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

April 3: “Pedro Menendez, ‘The Last Crusader’” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Known as the John Wayne of his time, Menendez was an advisor to King Phillip II of Spain and was the founder of the first lasting European settlement in North America at Santa Elena, where he served as Governor […]

April 10: “The Role of Women in the History and Development of Hilton Head Island, 1950 to Present” Follow the timbering era and resort development as they pertain to the women whose causes helped establish a way of life on Hilton Head Island. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

April 17: “Native Americans of the Port Royal Sound Area” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Learn how these tribes migrated and survived throughout this region. Understand their similarities and their differences while learning about their characteristics and lifestyles. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

April 24: “Native Americans of South Carolina” history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Journey in a full circle around South Carolina. Learn all the tribes that traveled and settled in the Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern parts of the state and understand how their locations defined them. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus […]