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Tomotley Rice Plantation Goes on Market

¬†Tomotley Plantation in the ACE Basin has gone on the real estate market with an asking price of ten million dollars. The plantation began as a King’s Grant 350 years ago. In more recent times its exceptional Live Oak alley … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Florence and Evacuating the Rice Kingdom

With the approach of Hurricane Florence this week, many news outlets took note of the fact that frequently Gullah people do not evacuate. Stories covering that topic can be found in: The New York Times (disappointingly, they suggest St. Helena … Continue reading

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Rice Connections in the African Diaspora

In December 2016, ethno-botanist and Trinidad native Francis Morean sponsored and organized the first Hill Rice Symposium on the island nation. This blog’s author had the privileged of being a presenter and participant. A number of distinguished persons representing different … Continue reading

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More Housing on Rice Plantations

For much of the post World War II period rice plantations around Charleston have been converted from agricultural to suburban developments. In fact, it’s impossible to imagine present-day Charleston along the Cooper and East Cooper areas without that re-development process. … Continue reading

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The Real Estate Market for Antebellum and Civil War Battle site Homes

The Wall Street Journal published a piece on the market and for homes near Civil War battlefields or antebellum houses. The featured antebellum house is Chicora Wood plantation. The Allston family used Chicora Wood as it’s premier rice plantation among … Continue reading

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