The Bluffton Historical Preservation Society presents Dr. Larry Roland.
The second lecture in a year-long series features Dr. Larry Rowland, local historian and USCB professor emeritus, who will discuss “The Early Explorers of the Lowcountry.”
The lecture will be at Bluffton, SC, Town Hall on Monday, August 7 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Admission is $5 and will be used to fund the preservation and digitization of Bluffton’s history (documents, maps, etc.).
October 9-Rotary Community Center
Speakers: Emmett McCracken & Jacob Martin
Topic: What it was like to be a Kid in the Late Fifties and Early Sixties in Bluffton
December 11-Rotary Community Center
Speaker: David Lauderdale, Local Opinion Column Contributor, Island Packet
Topic: Lowcountry Life & Times in Beaufort County
February 19-Town Hall
Speaker: Air Force General Lloyd “Fig” Newton, Retired four-star general, Commander, Air Education & Training Command, first African-American pilot in the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Ridgeland-native. Newton is also the founder/promoter of the new Polaris Tech Charter School in Jasper County.
Topic: Military Stories
April 9-Town Hall
Speaker: Jonathan Haupt, Executive Director, Pat Conroy Literary Center
Topic: Pat Conroy Literary Center and the legacy of Pat Conroy as a student, teacher and mentor.
June 11-Town Hall
Speaker: Jeff Fulgham, Bluffton native, historian and author of, “The Bluffton Expedition: The Burning of Bluffton, SC, During the Civil War”
Topic: The Burning of Bluffton
For more information about the lecture series, please call
1 (843) 709-0880