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Summerville - A Virtual Walking Tour Part 3

Posted on 5th Dec 2014 22:26:43
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

A Virtual Walking Tour Part 3 will pick up where A Virtual Walking Tour Part 2 concluded - Timrod Library. From the front of Timrod directly across the Street (Central Avenue) is the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany. Our first point of interest is outside the church. On the church grounds stands a monument that honors a woman of Summerville's history whose contributions have had a profound effect on the SC Lowcountry

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Town Halls of Summerville - Full of Character and Prominence

Posted on 5th Dec 2014 07:41:10
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

Throughout Summerville's history there have been 4 town halls to include the current one .   These town halls have provided much more than simply a place for the Mayor's office, City Council, and the Chamber of Commerce.  They have also provided a venue for a variety of assemblies, parties, dances, and commemorations.

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Charleston Tea Plantation - The Only Tea Garden in the US

Posted on 9th Aug 2015 12:03:51
Category: Tours, Historic Sites, Beaches and Islands
Author: Steve Vail

It's unique, it's classic, and it's all American. In the heart of the Lowcountry nestled in the midst of the Lowcountry's protected and pristine Wadmalaw Island is the home of the only commercially producing tea farm in America - The Charleston Tea Plantation.

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Botany Bay Bone Yard Beach and Plantation - Historic SC Lowcountry

Posted on 31st May 2014 09:17:46
Category: Tours, Historic Sites, Beaches and Islands
Author: Steve Vail

Bone yard beach at Botany Bay - A literal bone yard on the beach? Not exactly. Over the years, the tides have changed and eroded areas where thriving forests once stood. Many of the trees are now fallen over with their massive root systems exposed to the elements. The constant ebb and flow of the sandy beach tides combined with the Sun and salt have quite literally sanded them smooth, and bleached them to a haunting off white that resemble the color of "bone"...

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Bulls Island and Bone Yard Beach - A Low Country Must!

Posted on 27th May 2013 05:16:04
Category: Tours, Beaches and Islands
Author: Steve Vail

From the ferry ride over to the island to the ferry ride back, this is an adventurous exploration of an island that is unique in every way. The sights, the sounds, and the serenity along with the overall natural beauty of this SC Lowcountry barrier Island make it a place of wonder, discovery, and amazement.

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