Videos & Photos

Coastline host, Scott Grooms, talks with Dr. Beall from the Santa Elena Foundation about Marsh Tacky Horse Races in November



Beaufort County’s Coastline Program interview with Executive Director Megan Meyer and Chairman Dr. Andy Beall, April, 2017



An exciting look at the potential for a Virtual Reality experience at Fort San Marcos. (Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette.)

How the Spanish fort San Marcos came to life four centuries later. (Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette.)

Interview with Dr. Chester DePratter about the significance of Fort San Marcos. (Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette.)



The Pedro Menendez Cup, part of the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club’s weekend-long 2017 Santa Elena Regatta, was held on March 26, 2017.



Fort San Marcos timeline and project images



Re-Elect Pedro Menendez TV Spot – July 8, 2016



Santa Elena update on WHHI’s 843TV on July 5, 2016
Interview 1 of 3: Santa Elena Update – Dr. Andy Beall

Santa Elena update on WHHI’s 843TV on July 5, 2016
Interview 2 of 3: Archaeological Update – Archaeologist Dr. Victor Thompson

Santa Elena update on WHHI’s 843TV on July 5, 2016
Interview 3 of 3: Heritage Library now open at Santa Elena History Center – President Lou Benfante



Santa Elena covered on WHHI’s 843TV on April 5, 2016
Interview 1 of 3: Executive Director, Dr. Andy Beall

Santa Elena covered on WHHI’s 843TV on April 5, 2016
Interview 2 of 3:
Lead Archaeologist, Dr. Chester DePratter

Santa Elena covered on WHHI’s 843TV on April 5, 2016
Interview 3 of 3: Director of Development, Megan Meyer.



This is our first, 30-second TV advertisement for Santa Elena.



El Galeon, a 175-foot-long, authentic wooden replica of a galleon that was part of Spain’s West Indies fleet, is coming as part of the Santa Elena 450th anniversary celebrations from April 23-30. The ship will be offering tours to the public. She will be moored in Port Royal at the pier on 11th Street. Enjoy this preview video, taken during an Atlantic crossing.



Did you know that honeybees were imported from Europe during early colonial times? It is believed that the very first bees came during Spain’s settlement of Santa Elena. Learn more from naturalist and beekeeper David Arnal in this edition of County Lens.




Click this link to view “How A 450 Year Old Story Drives Economic Growth Today”, presented at the World Bank on Friday, February 26, 2016.



Check out this in-depth, local interview on The County Channel’s Coastline Program¬†with Dr. Andy Beall at the Santa Elena History Center: