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Hasty Point Rice Plantation Becomes Part of Waccamaw NWR

One of the less appreciated legacies of rice culture and the fact that many plantations remained undeveloped and fairly intact, is their role in establishing a wildlife refuge space today and into the future. Hasty Point Plantation on the Pee … Continue reading

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Lonnie Bunch’s Visit to Friendfield Plantation

Lonnie G. Bunch III, the acclaimed visionary and first director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, now Secretary of the Smithsonian, brings some rice culture into his new book. In an account excerpted at … Continue reading

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Wedgefield Plantation Historical Sketch and Update

Wedgefield Plantation on the Black River at the outskirts of Georgetown went from rice to golf and houses quite a few years ago. The South Strand News offered a nice summary of the plantation’s history.   The Golf club’s site … Continue reading

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