BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting

The Beech Island Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the society's History and Visitors Center located at 144 Old Jackson Highway in Beech Island, SC. 

DATE: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 

TIME: 7:30PM

LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842

FEATURED SPEAKER: Featured speaker for the March 17 meeting at 7:30 p.m. will be Colonial re-enactor Julian Finley, who will tell the story of the Long Cane Massacre through the words of Patrick Calhoun, whose family was among 56 attacked and killed by Cherokee Indians on Feb. 1, 1760 at Long Cane Creek in McCormick County.  Among the settlers who were on their way to John Tobler's fortified house in New Windsor and were attacked that day was a young John Clarke, who came to New Windsor and married one of David Zubly's daughters.

The public is invited to attend.  For more information, call Jackie Bartley at 803-827-0184 or the society at 803-867-3600.