Initially, it was difficult for many people to envision. After all, the map showed only thousands of acres of timber tracts surrounding Summerville, but Dexter Rumsey saw it coming. He knew the tract which would ultimately become Cane Bay Plantation on Hwy 176 was under contract, he understood proximity to Interstate 26 offered access and visibility, and he realized there would be demand for land to develop in the years to come.
To appreciate a piece of art, it helps to know a little about the artist. And food almost always tastes better when you’ve heard the chef describe how it was prepared. So before you visit Brighton Park in Summerville, here’s a glimpse of the thinking that has gone into Nexton’s first residential village.