Monthly Archives: January 2015

Plum Hill on the Combahee Profiled in the WSJ

The Wall Street Journal ran a substantial and well illustrated piece on Plum Hill Plantation. Plum Hill had been through many iterations over time but in the antebellum era period had been among the Heyward family rice plantations. in the … Continue reading

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Considering Emancipation in the Rice Kingdom – 150 Years Ago

The Sesquicentennial of the Civil War has brought about a good deal of re-thinking and remembering much of the military history of the conflict, but surprisingly modest amounts of attention to the events of those years in Rice Kingdom. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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