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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation stands along the Wappoo and Stono Rivers on James Island, just outside downtown Charleston, SC. First appearing on a map in 1695, it originated as a 617-acre plantation, though is now only 60 acres. It features an antebellum-style … Continue reading

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Vintage Oak

The Angel Oak Tree is located on Johns Island just outside of Charleston, SC. According to the website dedicated to this magnificent southern live oak, it is about 400-500 years old, stands nearly 70 feet tall, has a circumference of 28 … Continue reading

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Bonaventure: A Closer Look

Within Bonaventure Cemetery lies a large section designated to those of Jewish descent (sections P, Q and S on the map found here). Savannah’s Jewish population has roots that date back to the mid-1700s, when 42 “brave pioneering Jews” landed in … Continue reading

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Green: The Prime Color of the World

For most people, green is the color of nature, growth and harmony. It can also mean “go,” or “safety,” depending on its context. I personally find green to be a peaceful color, as well as a reminder of the amazing … Continue reading

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