Paradise: Memories of Hilton Head in the Early Days (Lecture Series). Lecture takes place at St. Helena Branch Library on Tuesday, May 17.
Nelle and Ora Smith will give an Author Book Talk about Paradise: Memories of Hilton Head in the Early Days. Listen, laugh, and learn with these two indomitable ladies of the Lowcountry. Their talk is part of Season 5 of the joint Beaufort History Museum/Beaufort County Library Local History series. Coordinated by the Library’s special collections and archives unit, the Beaufort District Collection.
John Gettys Smith was hired as the PR man for Charles Fraser’s Sea Pines Plantation Company in 1963 and moved his young family to the Carolina Lowcountry. Much to the horror of his parents and in-laws. His wife Nelle McCants Smith and their daughter Ora Elliott Smith will share what it was like to live on Hilton Head from the early 1960s into 1996. Click here to learn more about this presentation.