The Lowcountry is full of history and many stories to tell. It all started in the mid-1500s, making Beaufort county the second landing in North America. Learn about how the Gullah culture shaped the culture of the Lowcountry. Read about the different sea islands that surround the area – Hilton Head is a sea island if you did not know! When you visit, see and learn about the rich history and how it can still be seen today. Be sure to stop by the Coastal Discovery Museum to learn about the history of where we call home.