History, Origins of Ring Shouts, Praises Houses Part of McLeod Plantation Event

McLeod Plantation Historic Site is an important heritage site when it comes to understanding and appreciating the historical significance of the Gullah/Geechee culture. Established in 1851, McLeod Plantation was built on the riches of sea-island cotton – and on the backs of enslaved people whose work and culture are embedded in the Lowcountry’s very foundation. Today, this 37-acre site on James Island recounts the stories of the people who worked the land and their eventual path to freedom.

Detour Through Rural Dorchester County for an Unforgettable Photography Tour

Whether you have a camera bag filled with the latest photography gear or simply enjoy snapping photos with your iPhone, photography buffs will love exploring Dorchester County. Capture historic buildings, picturesque parks, church ruins and tiny towns bursting with character and charm. Plan a photography tour of Dorchester County, taking your time to learn about the authentic character of South Carolina and all that makes this state special. These towns, … Read More

3 Charleston Day Trips Worth Your Time

There's more to life in Charleston carriage tours and beaches. This time of year, the crowds start bearing down on you and traffic begins to make your blood boil. Don't you wish that there was a way to get away from the rush? A way to experience a slower, more relaxed side of the Lowcountry? It's more than a dream - it's actually a reality. Just a few miles north … Read More