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The Gullah trace their heritage directly to the skilled rice farmers of Sierra Leone, West Africa. They were enslaved for these skills and forced to work on rice plantations in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The swampy conditions made it uncomfortable for the plantation owners so they left the Gullah people mostly unattended. The isolation allowed Gullah dialect, customs and art to survive undiluted for 100 years. One of the hallmark's of Gullah culture is sweet grass basket "sewing."

The Gullah trace their heritage directly to the skilled rice farmers of Sierra Leone, West Africa. The Gullah dialect, customs and art survived undiluted for 100 years. One of the hallmark's of Gullah culture is sweet grass basket "sewing.

The South's Best Swimming Holes and Waterfalls: Sliding Rock in Psgah National Forest

The South's Best Swimming Holes and Waterfalls

The South's Best Swimming Holes and Waterfalls: Sliding Rock in Psgah National Forest (Cool Pools Waterfalls)

There is a 300 year old tradition of basket making among Gullah people in the coastal areas of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Gullah are the descendents of slaves brought from West Africa to work on the rice plantations. Originally the baskets were used to winnow the rice as well as for household use in the slave homes and maybe in the plantation owner’s kitchen as well. The baskets feel as strong as steel. And it is said that they can be used to hold water. Rosemary Sheel photo

Charleston, South Carolina sweetgrass baskets ~ Nearly 400 years ago, lowcountry slaves brought (from West Africa) their craft of weaving baskets from a local grass. The sweetgrass basket has become a widely respected and distinctive art form.

Spanish moss - Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in early May -- by By John Dreyer via flickr

Spanish Moss Sunset Sun sets through Spanish Moss on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in early May.

Wood Stork Family

The wood stork is a large American wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It was formerly called the "wood ibis" , though it i.

My Favorite Website for South Carolina RV Parks & Campgrounds

South Carolina RV Parks & Campgrounds has 111 RV Parks and Campgrounds for camping in South Carolina. RV Books, RV Accessories, RV Videos and RV Clubs for RV Owners

Spanish Moss... stunning!   <3<3<3<3

Beautiful moss covered trees of Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Move South 
{ True stuff! I miss South Carolina!!!! I love S.C } hope to move back one day... but move to the coast. :)

PRINTED - The ORIGINAL Keep Calm and Move South / South Carolina Wall Art - 8" x 10"

PRINTED Keep Calm and Move South / South Carolina by palmettomama. Florida is souther.

Va weather...5 degrees, nope it's 80 again, wait it's 20 degrees again...now 10 again, dammit

Missouri degrees, nope it's 80 again, wait it's 20 degrees again.

Where I Come From The Pine Trees Are Singing The Song Of The South ~ Alabama - Song Of The South ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHdXQAQHjd8 ~ The South- Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee. Texas is so big that it is its own territory...

Where I Come From The Pine Trees Are Singing The Song Of The South ~ Alabama - Song Of The South ~ Sweet Summerville, SC - the birthplace of sweet tea and the town in the pines

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Gullah Island South Carolina | Coastal residents aim to preserve rich African culture

Coastal residents aim to preserve rich African culture

Gullah Island South Carolina | Coastal residents aim to preserve rich African culture

1. Boneyard Beach on Bull Island, SC. Loved this adventure. Also love Atalaya. And Brookgreen Gardens.

26 Places In South Carolina You MUST See Before You Die

26 Places in South Carolina That You Must Visit . Boneyard Beach on Bull Island, SC

Unidentified Soldiers Of The 33rd United States Colored Troops  The 33rd was oganized January 31, 1863 or February 8, 1864, as 1st South Carolina Volunteers Colored Infantry. Attached to U. S. Forces, Port Royal Island, South Carolina, 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Mustered out January 31, 1866

As the author of Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the United States Colored Troops, Late S. Volunteers, Susie King Taylor was the only African American woman to publish

I would like to know how he was banned in Florida. Did he swim too much or something? // yeah I'd like to know how he got banned here in Wisconsin. Did he tip cows over or cause tractor jams? (Just kidding there are no tractor jams here)

I would like to know how he was banned in Missouri. Did he swim too much or something? // yeah I'd like to know how he got banned here in Wisconsin. Did he tip cows over or cause tractor jams? (Just kidding there are no tractor jams here)

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