Hidden History of Hilton Head

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The History Press #ad - Discover the ties that harriet tubman and clara Barton had to the region and learn about the lives of oyster shuckers, root doctors, debauched "Jack-ashores" and many other characters in the island's rich history. From beautiful poems written by renowned locals to the songs that guided the slaves to freedom and time-tested regional recipes, author Alice Sink's collection truly encompasses the spirit of the Lowcountry.

Hidden History of Hilton Head #ad - Hidden history of hilton head offers a lively array of historical tidbits and tales, focusing on people, lifeways, believe-it-or-not snippets and beloved local places.

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A Short History of Hilton Head Island

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Independently published #ad - Topics covered:  shell rings of hilton head island  an age of exploration  europeans come to the carolina region  the spanish, the french, the british  the Indigo Years  Revolution on the Island  Sea Island Cotton Years  The Plantation Task System  Civil War Battle of Port Royal  Mitchelville, an Experiment in Citizenship  Civil War forts Howell and Mitchel  Years of Isolation  Gullah Heritage  Charles E.

A Short History of Hilton Head Island #ad - A short history of hilton head island is my attempt to bring you the rich history of Hilton Head Island in a short, concise and informative way. Taylor monument  hilton Head Island Time Line Royalties are donated to nonprofit organizations. Fraser and two decades of change  Paradise Almost Lost  The Mystery of the Greyton H.

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The sands of time: A history of Hilton Head Island

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SouthArt, Inc #ad - The sands of time: A history of Hilton Head Island #ad - The history of the resort island in South Carolina.

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Hilton Head Island Images of America: South Carolina

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Arcadia Publishing #ad - Before the fairways and hotels ever arrived on the scene, 000 years ago, the island already had a long and interesting history dating back as far as 10, when Native Americans first began to visit the area. In hilton head island, charting the area’s development from its first plantation in 1717, Natalie Hefter and the Coastal Discovery Museum revisit this history, through the boom years of shipbuilding and Sea Island cotton to the Civil War.

Hilton head island, a celebrated resort community with a colorful and intriguing past, is one of South Carolina’s premier tourist destinations. In over 200 vintagephotographs, the authors document the impact of the Union occupation, the dramatic effects of the first bridge to the island, the establishment of Mitchelville the island’s “contraband” and Freedmen community, and the development of the tourist industry that now typifies Hilton Head.

Hilton Head Island Images of America: South Carolina #ad - Its scenery and leisure industry attract more than 1. 5 million visitors each year to play golf, relax on the beaches, or just to soak up the atmosphere. Used book in Good Condition.

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Remembering the Way it Was at Hilton Head, Bluffton and Daufuskie

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The History Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The big plantations were gone, and for those remaining life had to be wrenched from the soil and the creeks. But for some, pristine saltwater, these isolated barrier islands offered heaven on earth: virgin maritime forest, sand roads and plentiful wild game.

. In the hundred years separating the Civil War and the 1950s, the Lowcountry was a world unto itself. Author fran heyward marscher, a hilton head journalist, grew up hearing these precious memories and sought out the storytellers when she realized that the way of life they described was in danger of dying out with each generation.

Remembering the Way it Was at Hilton Head, Bluffton and Daufuskie #ad - Our narrators were born between 1881 and 1941, though their stories overlap and intertwine, and, each has a unique perspective on life in the Lowcountry. This fascinating collection of stories speaks to us of life in a simpler time, okra and sugar cane; trapping mink and picking oysters; pulling 12-pound flounder and 79-pound drum from the creeks; making feasts of Loggerhead turtle eggs, of raising hogs, guineas and children on abandoned plantations; growing sweet potatoes, crab and conch meat; picking musk; and taking the steamer to Savannah to see the “big city” lights.

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Hilton Head Island

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Arcadia Publishing Library Editions #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Before the fairways and hotels ever arrived on the scene, 000 years ago, the island already had a long and interesting history dating back as far as 10, when Native Americans first began to visit the area. Its scenery and leisure industry attract more than 1. 5 million visitors each year to play golf, relax on the beaches, or just to soak up the atmosphere.

Hilton head island, a celebrated resort community with a colorful and intriguing past, is one of South Carolina's premier tourist destinations. In hilton head island, natalie hefter and the coastal discovery Museum revisit this history, charting the area's development from its first plantation in 1717, through the boom years of shipbuilding and Sea Island cotton to the Civil War.

Hilton Head Island #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In over 200 vintage photographs, the establishment of mitchelville the island's "contraband" and Freedmen community, the dramatic effects of the first bridge to the island, the authors document the impact of the Union occupation, and the development of the tourist industry that now typifies Hilton Head.

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Daufuskie Island Images of America

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Arcadia Publishing #ad - With no bridge to the mainland, the island maintains a distinct allure. Used book in Good Condition. Home to native american tribes, and a strategic military outpost, a paradise for pirates, Daufuskie held enslaved Africans brought by plantation owners as chattel to build their wealth. Daufuskie island is part of the national Park Service's Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

After the civil war and occupation by Union soldiers, freed slaves from the Sea Islands and surrounding states settled on Daufuskie as landowners and sharecroppers. Today, outdoor recreation, historic sites, restaurants, and scenic beauty draw visitors and residents to this unique community. Electricity was brought to the island in the early 1950s, and the first telephone rang in 1972.

Daufuskie Island Images of America #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Daufuskie's population fluctuated in keeping with local industries, hunting, and those who stayed often relied on farming, and fishing to survive. Daufuskie, a muscogee word meaning "sharp feather" or "land with a point, " is an island located between Hilton Head and Savannah, bounded by the Calibogue Sound and the Cooper River.

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Profits and Politics in Paradise: The Development of Hilton Head Island

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University of South Carolina Press #ad - In the 1950s, charles fraser transformed this almost forgotten barrier island into one of America's premier vacation destinations and, in doing so, invented the modern resort and retirement community. His case study illustrates the impact of growth on the economic and political fortunes of a geographic area and the residents living in it.

Just north of where the savannah river flows into the Atlantic lies an idyllic stretch of beach, and forest known as Hilton Head Island, marsh, South Carolina. In this case study of that archetypal development and the others that followed on Hilton Head Island, Michael N. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

Profits and Politics in Paradise: The Development of Hilton Head Island #ad - Danielson explores the interplay of private power and public authority as well as the dilemma of growth in America's recreation-based communities. Danielson contends that hilton head offers fertile ground for evaluating the influence of private elites and public officials on largely self-contained resort and retirement communities, an increasingly important but previously unexamined component of urban growth in America.

Identifying growth as the island's central political issue, residents, Danielson submits that resorts like Hilton Head face the similar predicament - the reality that economic expansion alters the very attributes that attracted developers, and vacationers to a particular locale.

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