Freedom Shrine-Rededication

On Friday, July 7 at 3:30 pm, the Exchange Club of Beaufort will re-dedicate the Freedom Shrine at the Beaufort County Courthouse. “It was the very first one we gifted,” states charter member, Grady Thames. Since then, The Exchange Club has donated one to almost every school North of the Broad including City Hall and Penn Center.  A patriotic ceremony will be held and the public is invited. Please note, no mobile phones or electronic devices are allowed in the courthouse. The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Senator Tom Davis and Tyler Fripp, a student with the Neighborhood Outreach Connection has selected an excerpt from one of the historic documents to read. The Freedom Shrine is a collection of photographic reproductions of original documents from American history. The display includes the Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.



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