Small town hospitality and historic charm are hallmarks of St. George the county seat of Dorchester County. Originally known as George’s Station along the South Carolina Railroad, the Town of St. George was incorporated in January 1875.
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.
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
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