Plantation Tourism in the Lowcountry Evolves

The ongoing reckoning with the history of racial oppression, especially the history of enslavement, is quickening among the Lowcountry’s tourist plantations. This week, the Washington Post brought a new piece examining this process and its most recent changes.

N.B. Among historians of the Lowcountry, the recent coverage by the Post & Courier of plantations as historical real estate and architecture, while ignoring how the properties got built, has created a Twitter thread or three.

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