Civil War

Gullah-Geechee Corridor: The Penn Center

Story and Photos by Will A. Davis There are hidden treasures in and around Beaufort, South Carolina and finding a gem or two perhaps not in the well-trod areas, like the beaches, shopping and museums is a treat. Visiting Beaufort recently, I found one such gem while at the historic Penn Center. In 1862 in a …

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TREKKING DELAWARE’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD BYWAY

by Arnold Berke I have a confession to make: I’m tired of the Civil War. All those battles, those generals, that gore—and those re-enactors who don heavy wool uniforms to fling themselves at each other in the heat of summer. My weariness peaked as the recent 150th anniversary of the war droned on; must we …

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Columbia, SC: Full of History, Culture and Family Fun

Double History: Columbia, South Carolina’s historic Historic District. Story and Photos by Will A. Davis A lot of people, especially Civil War buffs, are aware that in early 1865 during the last year of the war Columbia, South Carolina suffered a devastating fire that wiped out most of the city.  While the argument still goes …

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Beaufort, S. C. : “Once Upon A Time and Still”.

Story and photos by Will A. Davis While traveling to the beautiful and historic city of Beaufort South  Carolina  I had the imagery of grand old houses situated among the Spanish Moss draping the massive live oak  tree lined streets.  Southern hospitality and charm came to mind and waterfront restaurants and historic district shops and art galleries. …

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