Carolina Stories

Wendy Allen on Hobcaw Research

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Wendy Allen

In 1956 Bernard Baruch signed over all of Hobcaw Barony to his daughter, Belle. Belle died in 1964, leaving Hobcaw "for the purpose of teaching and/or research in forestry, marine biology, and the care and propagation of wild life and flora and fauna in South Carolina."...

Food Historian Michael Twitty Discusses Origins of Lowcountry Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Michael Twitty

Culinary adaptations transformed traditional African dishes into a unique, new creolized cuisine, influenced by European and Native American traditions, and characteristic of Gullah culture. Foodways of the South Carolina Lowcountry reach back to the region’s earliest...

Melissa Cooper of Rutgers University Discusses 20th Century Sea Island Trend

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Melissa Cooper

In the early years of the twentieth century, a number of prominent, wealthy Northerners purchased land on the Waccamaw Neck. Bernard Baruch, who bought Hobcaw Barony in 1905 as a winter vacation home and hunting retreat, was the first, followed by the Huntingtons,...

K is for Kiawah Island

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
K is for Kiawah Island

Roger Warren, President of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort talks about this golfers haven.

J is for Jockey

April 7, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
J is for Jockey

Racing Jockey Matt McCarron talks about the sport of horse racing. South Carolina plays host to several horse racing competitions each year.

I is for Ironwork

March 31, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
 I is for Ironwork

Charleston, SC blacksmith Jay Close talks about ironworking.

H is for Hunley

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
H is for Hunley

Former South Carolina Senator and Lieutenant Governor, Glenn McConnell, tells us the story of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.

G is for Gullah

March 17, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

F is for Frogmore Stew

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
F is for Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.

F is for Falls Park

March 3, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
F is for Falls Park

Jordan Franklin, manager at Falls Park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, talks about this wonderful park.

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