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Backwater Frontier: Beaufort Country, SC at the Forefront of American History

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 • 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Location: Hilton Head

Address: P.O. Box 22523, Hilton Head, SC 29925

Phone: (843) 384-6758

Backwater Frontier: Beaufort Country, SC at the Forefront of American History

A leadership consultant, history buff, and former corporate executive, Hilton Head Island resident Richard Thomas's first book, Backwater Frontier: Beaufort Country, SC at the Forefront of American History, was published by the Heritage Library Foundation in 2019. Backwater Frontier is a compilation of stories about significant events that took place in Beaufort County and were firsts of their kind in the U.S.

A serial entrepreneur, Rich was a founding partner in three successful consulting companies, the founding CEO of the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head, and is currently the founder and President of Legacy Leadership of the Lowcountry.  He also conducts private guided tours of historic sites on Hilton Head and in the surrounding Lowcountry area, and, in his last consulting venture, he provided leadership and team development education to thousands of corporate executives using historic battlefield sites as classrooms.