Monthly Archives: April 2011

USA Today Story on Gullah-Geechee Corridor

This story on the Gullah-Geechee Corridor gives the Rice kingdom and its cultural heritage some national exposure. Be sure to see the attached video from the online version.

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Post and Courier on SC Slavery and Rice

Brian Hicks has been contributing valuable pieces on the history of the Lowcountry to the Post and Courier and this is an especially useful one. This lead story offers strong context for understanding slavery in the rice kingdom and makes … Continue reading

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A Q& A with Jane Aldrich

Jane Aldrich, a well-known archivist and public historian of the Rice Kingdom (and friend of our work), recently fielded questions for the Post and Courier. Jane talks about assisting African Americans in tracing family history to and through plantations to … Continue reading

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Vallambrosa Plantation Put to new Uses

This story comes from the Green Earth News and focuses on some interesting developments at Vallambrosa Plantation in Georgia. The Postbellum owners planted timber bamboo and then a series of owners including USDA, a philanthropist and the University of Georgia, … Continue reading

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