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Sandy Island, Gullah Culture and Rice Culture

The South Strand News covered the Friends of the Waccamaw Library’s program on Sandy Island in Georgetown County, SC. The wonderful historian Lee Brockington of Hobcaw Barony led the program. If you don’t know much about Sandy Island the article, … 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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Life on Today’s Residential Rice Plantations

The Coastal Observer (Pawley’s Island, SC) recently published a profile of a Wachesaw Plantation resident who has taken a keen interest in rice kingdom history. The story offers some nice bites of history of Wachesaw and Richmond Hill plantations on … Continue reading

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