They escaped to the beach during summer months, begin-
ning May, for health concerns and didn't return to the main-
land until the first frost in November. Although they didn't
know about malaria in the 1700s, they did know enough to
Historical markers depict location of these homes.
Joshua J. Ward (1800-1853) who was lt. governor of South
Carolina 1850-1852. The house has hand-hewn sills and
joists and mortise and tenon joints.
Parish. Local tradition states the property has two small
dwellings that were slave cabins.
ter Robert F.W. Allston, governor of South Carolina in
1856-58. It was damaged by Hurricane Hugo in 1989, but
native of Scotland and a rice planter who owned Caledonia
include the coastal plains and the Sea Islands. The Gullah
people are also called Geechee, especially in Georgia.
influences from African culture. Tourists can visit the
Gullah Museum off the North Causeway on Waverly Road
and Petigru. It's a must see.
ty of time and days for your adventure.
on the right side of the highway are two historical markers
of significance. It was at these spots where the Marquis de
Lafayette spent his first night in America, June 14, 1777, at
the home of Benjamin Huger. Lafayette's quest was to
"conquer or perish" in the name of liberty, fighting for the
American cause. And George Washington, on his southern
tour, traveled over by Kings Road on April 27, 1791.
General Washington stayed at the home of Capt. William
Alston on the Clifton Plantation. Clifton was originally a
part of Hobcaw Barony.
acres, today Hobcaw consists of 17,500 acres and is owned
by the Belle W. Baruch Foundation. The land is preserved
for conservation and wildlife research. Prior to its current
structure, Hobcaw consisted of 13 plantations. Stop in at
the welcome center and schedule a tour. You'll be fascinat-
ed. And you just might see a few wild turkey and deer
crossing your path along with a wild pig or two.
off Highway 17 in the Litchfield community of Pawleys.
Brookgreen was founded in 1931 by Archer and Anna
Hyatt Huntington. The land of 9,000 acres is a National
Historic Landmark and features one of the most spectacu-
lar sculpture gardens in the country.
Tidelands through May 13, Pawleys Pavilion Reunion on
May 12 and Tail Walker Challenge June 7-9. So bring your
sneakers, dance to the Shag and fish till dark.
is at this personal moment when you reflect on the day,
absorb nature's wonderful offering, allowing the moon
light to penetrate your soul that makes you feel
alive...South Carolina ALIVE!