Bluffton, S.C. (November 15, 2013) – As part of its ongoing monthly lecture series, Hampton Lake will host local historian and author, Jeff Fulgham, for a lecture and book signing of his recent book, The Bluffton Expedition: The Burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, During the Civil War. A soldier himself, Fulgham gives an enlightening discussion of this Civil War event also known as the “Bluffton Movement of 1844”. He also will discuss its significance as well as the history of antebellum Bluffton. The event will take place at 11:00am Wednesday, November 20th at the Lakehouse at Hampton Lake, Bluffton, SC.

“We are excited to have Jeff Fulgham, local author and U.S. Military soldier give his well researched insight to this historic Civil War event that took place in Bluffton. It will be an interesting lecture for history buffs and those who simply would like to learn more about Bluffton,” said Catherine Guscio, Director of Fun Hampton Lake.

The event is free and open to the public. Following the lecture and book signing, guests are invited to enjoy lunch at Backwater Bill’s, the community’s lakefront restaurant 11:30am to 2:30pm (credit card only). Call (843) 836-7475 for reservations. For reservations for the lecture, contact Catherine Guscio: or (843) 836-7463.

Hampton Lake
Hampton Lake is a private lake community in Bluffton, S.C., comprising more than 900 acres. The community is a Reed Development project with 165-acres of freshwater lake and 340-acres of nature preserve. Built around the concept of connecting family and nature in a fun way, Hampton Lake offers open spaces, miles of trails and boardwalks, activity centers, pools, beaches, dining, and parks, all uniquely intertwined and interconnected. Also, the National Home Builders Association honored Hampton Lake by naming it “Best Community in America.” Its Lakeside Village was also selected as the “Best Community Facility in America” in 2007.

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