8th National Prevatt(e) Historical Society Meeting

Holiday Inn & Suites
2225 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

April 19–21, 2024

You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to walk along the streets where our ancestors migrated, feel the spirit of our kindred, get a sense of the sacrifices made by the Huguenots in the area. Beaufort has a rich history to be experienced.

Make your lodging and event reservations now!

Our Guest Speaker

We are privileged to have Larry Rowland to speak at our national meeting. He will speak on the history of Beaufort and the Huguenot connection during the Revolutionary War. Mr. Rowland is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History for the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, and previously held roles with USC as Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College in New York, and both his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of South Carolina. He has authored numerous books and articles about South Carolina and the Sea Islands History.


Friday, April 19, 2024
3:00–5:00 p.m.
• Check-In and Welcome

5:30–7:00 p.m.
• Social and Light Refreshments

Saturday, April 21
• Breakfast, on your own

10:00 a.m.
• Check-in and Displays
Shop for Publications and Memorabilia
Raffle for the scholarship fund and give “coffin cash” toward the cemetery fund.

11:00 a.m.
Society Meeting at the Holiday Inn & Suites

12:00 Noon
Box Lunch—Lunch is being catered by Albergotti Grill

1:00 p.m.
Program. Guest Speaker—Larry Rowland
Afternoon on your own to explore Beaufort, SC

6:00 p.m.
Banquet (catered by Albergotti Grill) and
• Program at the Holiday Inn & Suites. Guest Speakers – Cathy DeCourcy and Linda Morrison from The Jasper 250 Committee speaking on the settlement of Purrysburg, SC


PHS has reserved a block of 20 (10 double/double and 10 king bed) rooms at the Holiday Inn & Suites. Please indicate that you are with the Prevatt(e) Historical Society, the code is PHS. Easy online reservations.

Group Rate is: $139.00 plus tax for a double and $129 plus tax for a King.

Reservations must be received by April 5, 2024


Event/Buffet Registration

Reservations are requested by April 5, 2024. Please don’t delay!
Please click, open, and print the registration form:

Please submit the completed form with payment to:

Prevatt(e) Historical Society
Attn. Jim Peden
1350 Elk River Drive,
Apex, NC 25723

Historical Society

Prevatte Historical Society Formal Logo

Prevatte Historical Society Formal Logo