Meeting Notice for November 20, 2018

The Beech Island Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at the society’s History and Visitors Center located at 144 Old Jackson Highway in Beech Island, SC.  A documentary, “Mart to Art: A Repurposed Life,” will be shown.  The documentary is about a building that started out as the Leigh Banana Case Co. Commissary in 1926 approximately 20 miles from its current location in Barnwell, SC.  Leigh was one of the lost towns in the Savannah River Site and home to the Leigh Banana Case Co.  The public is invited to attend.  For more information, email Jackie Bartley ( or call 706-833-3651 or the society at 803-867-3600.