Beaufort History Museum

StoneToolsThe Beaufort History Museum continues to be the repository of Beaufort’s manmade history. Artifacts represent Native American settlements, the earliest Spanish settlement on Parris Island during 1566-1587, successive European settlement, antebellum development as a thriving resort and commercial center, Union occupation during the Civil War and the early 20th century industries of phosphate mining, truck farming, fishing, shrimping and oystering.

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Gary C. Daniels

Gary C. Daniels is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated television, video and multimedia writer and producer. He has a passion for history, archaeology, and astronomy. He is the founder and publisher of