Category Archives: News & Events

$25,000 Country Store Grant Completed Before End of 2014

On Dec. 29, 2014, the society paid our contractor David McGee (Sitec LLC) the last payment of our $25,000 Aiken County Accommodations Tax Grant and completed the grant part of the construction of our new country store building.  Construction costs went a little over our $25,000 budget, and Contractor David McGee generously donated that overage […]

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 […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, February 17, 2015  TIME: 7:30PM LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:     The Beech Island Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the society's History and Visitors Center located at 144 Old Jackson Highway in Beech Island, SC. […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER: Featured speaker for our Jan. 20 meeting at 7:30 p.m. will be Julia Jackson, programs and marketing director for Historic Augusta, Inc.  Her presentation, "The McKinne-Whitehead-Rowland collection at the Georgia Museum of Art," examines a […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:  Our program will be the showing of the movie, "Discovering Dave — Spirit Captured in Clay," a documentary about the Edgefield, SC, slave potter David Drake, who used his skills as a craftsman to create beautiful, […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday,  October 21, 2014 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:  Jackson residents Betty and Cecil Greene and others who lived in the lost towns of Ellenton, Dunbarton, Meyer's Mill will tell us about life in those towns before everyone had to leave for the government to build […]

8th Annual Historic Beech Island Tour

Beech Island, South Carolina Featuring Homes, Churches, Cemeteries and Other Historic Sites   Saturday April 26, 2014 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. See All The Tour Locations SPONSORED BY The Beech Island Historical Society, Inc. Proceeds Will Benefit The Beech Island Historical Society, Inc.Beech Island, South Carolina Tour Information Low-heeled, comfortable walking shoes are recommended, and […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:  On Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Chester DePratter, an archaeologist with the S.C. Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, will speak to the society.  He will speak on "Indians […]

BEECH ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:  On Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Chester DePratter, an archaeologist with the S.C. Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, will speak to the society.  He will speak on "Indians […]

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting – Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Beech Island Historical Society Meeting DATE: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842 FEATURED SPEAKER:  On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m., Adam King, archaeologist with the SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Savannah River Archaeological Research Program at SRP, will speak on excavations at the Hollywood Site, a Mississippian […]

7th Annual Historic Beech Island Tour (last year)

Beech Island, South Carolina Featuring Homes, Churches, Cemeteries and Other Historic Sites   Saturday April 27, 2013 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. See All The Tour Locations SPONSORED BY The Beech Island Historical Society, Inc. Proceeds Will Benefit The Beech Island Historical Society, Inc.Beech Island, South Carolina Tour Information Low-heeled, comfortable walking shoes are recommended, and […]