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From Plans to A Home in 26 Weeks By Willis Sinclair Homes
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A full color photo history of a small home built in 26 weeks in the South Carolina Lowcountry by Willis Sinclair Homes.
From Plans to A Home in 26 Weeks By Willis Sinclair Homes
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A full color photo history of a small home built in 26 weeks in the South Carolina Lowcountry by Willis Sinclair Homes.
Hilton Head: One of the Golden Isles of South Carolina By Sarah C. Holmes von Kolnitz
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Originally compiled and written in the 1930s by the late Sarah C. Holmes von Kolnitz, Hilton Head: One of the Golden Isles of South Carolina, was shelved in obscurity within a private library... More > collection for over 60 years. Recognizing the significance of the original document, Golden Isles Publishing consulted with historians in 2012. Considering the manuscript a culturally important artifact, historians recommended that the publisher preserve the document’s historical integrity. With the exception of adding images to facilitate the reader’s journey through time, the author’s work has not been edited. The joint effort to present this valuable find to the public has resulted in this intriguing edition. Included in this brief history is a compilation of other notable works written in the 1800s by prominent historians of the era, making Hilton Head a truly unique and captivating read.< Less
The Bluffton Expedition: The Burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, During the Civil War By Jeff Fulgham
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JUNE 4, 1863... As the sun began to set below the horizon across the May River estuary, smoke clouds still billowed from the burning homes and buildings of the town; when it rose on the morning of... More > June 5, it was evident that Bluffton's antebellum way of life had vanished forever. Perhaps in an omen of what was to come for the South, the burning of Bluffton, South Carolina, in 1863 was a prelude to the farewell of the Southern plantation era and of the institution of slavery. In the years leading up to the Civil War, Bluffton had gained national prominence as a hotbed of secessionist activity. The Bluffton Movement was sparked during a fiery political gathering held under a sprawling and magnificent live oak now referred to as the Secession Oak. The movement generated a dangerous whirlwind of political rhetoric that only war and devastation would silence. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeff Fulgham has served in operations Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.< Less
Carolina Gold: The March to the American Dream By Walter Rhett
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Rice launched the American Dream before the country was founded. Rice made the South Carolina lowcountry the richest region in the world. Rice was called Carolina Gold and its colonial harvests... More > weighed in the millions of pounds. Hundreds of thousands of Africans designed, built, and worked its fields. It moved more dirt than the Pyramids. If you enjoy history, love great stories, or are naturally curious, follow those involved in its incredible stakes. George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. Henry Laurens. Maggie Black. View photos from the Library of Congress collections of mansions and structures that rice built; historic archival photographs of women pounding rice by hand, following the West African traditions; new photos of 300 year old rice canals. In 4000 words and pictures, “Carolina Gold,” a uniquely designed magazine book by Walter Rhett, is your personal guide into the fascinating heritage of rice.< Less
Slow Travels-North Carolina and South Carolina By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in North and South Carolina. For North Carolina, U.S. Highways 1, 17, 52, 70, and the Blue Ridge Parkway... More > provide extensive routes of exploration for the State’s varied history, from the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. For South Carolina, U.S. Highways 17, 25, 52, and 178 explore the lands from the Cherokee Piedmont to the lowcountry of Charleston and Beaufort. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as a walking tour guide to Charleston, South Carolina, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.< Less
Slow Travels-North Carolina and South Carolina By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in North and South Carolina. For North Carolina, U.S. Highways 1, 17, 52, 70, and the Blue Ridge Parkway... More > provide extensive routes of exploration for the State’s varied history, from the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. For South Carolina, U.S. Highways 17, 25, 52, and 178 explore the lands from the Cherokee Piedmont to the lowcountry of Charleston and Beaufort. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as a walking tour guide to Charleston, South Carolina, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.< Less
Magnolia Gardens, South Carolina By Larry D. Ruebling
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This book of photography covers the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens located at 3550 Ashley River Road - Charleston, SC 29414. Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has... More > survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. So join us here at Magnolia Plantation to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history today.< Less