It Happened in South Carolina

by Lee Davis Perry,

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  • 0762769289
  • 9780762760251
  • 9780762769285
True Tales from the Palmetto State’s Past—from the ghostly Gray Man to the return of the H. L. Hunley
 
Much has happened in South Carolina throughout its checkered history, and the myriad of significant events and fascinating repercussions surrounding them have been described by writers of every stripe for at least three hundred years. It Happened in South Carolina goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Palmetto State.
 
• Discover the escapades of “Gentleman Pirate” Stede Bonnet, who terrorized the coastline alongside
  the notorious Blackbeard.
 
• Make the acquaintance of young Eliza Lucas, who changed the course of American history when she
  took charge of the family plantation at the tender age of sixteen.
 
• Learn about the famous Haile Gold Mine, at one time the most successful producer of gold east of the
  Mississippi River.
 
• Learn how the Jenkins Orphanage Band originated the dance craze known as the Charleston.
  • Globe Pequot Press; June 2011
  • ISBN 9780762769285
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: It Happened in South Carolina
  • Author: Lee Davis Perry; J. Michael Mclaughlin
  • Imprint: Globe Pequot Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0762769289
  • 9780762760251
  • 9780762769285

About The Author

Lee Davis Perry was raised in Charleston and returned there in 1987 to focus on a freelance marketing and advertising career.
J. Michael McLaughlin has been living in and writing about the Lowcountry for more than twenty years. He lives in Johns Island, South Carolina.