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Because the Blog is My Scrapbook, Part Two: Beaufort District Collection

I had a great plan this morning.

I was going to do some cleaning.

The cleaning extravaganza stopped with the first stack of papers.  With that, I give you the brochure of the Beaufort County Public Library’s Beaufort District Collection.   72 more words

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Daniel Mann & the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery

You might remember that Daniel Mann was a member of the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, and that Sugar and I went to see the Arsenal.


I found a photo in a book, “Beaufort, A History” by Alexia Jones Helsley, in the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort Library.   158 more words

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Daniel Mann & The Beaufort Volunteer Artillery

A few weeks ago, we found the Daniel Mann Family burial plot at the Saint Helena Episcopal Churchyard.

I couldn’t read the marker very well, what with the discoloration.   229 more words

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In Which I am a Historian, Part 2

Last year, another writer called me a “Historian”.  You can visit J’aime Rubio’s investigative blog by clicking on the link.

I.  Like.  It.

This past March, Sugar and I went to Dahlonega, Georgia, on a William Starr Basinger pilgrimage. 35 more words

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Because the Blog is My Scrapbook

Even though I live in a 31′ RV, I still have a lot of stuff.  Occasionally, I’ll have a little look-see at the stuff that is accumulating, in spite of my self-imposed rule:  Nothing else can come in until something goes out. 124 more words

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Five Years! And an Obituary for Robert Neighbors

Robert Neighbors married Agnes Mann, but not the Agnes Mann I’ve been talking about.  This Agnes is a granddaughter of the original Agnes Mann of Baden, Germany, and Beaufort, South Carolina. 115 more words

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