The Road to Hunting Island, South Carolina (Images of America) (Paperback)

The Road to Hunting Island, South Carolina (Images of America) By Nathan Cole Cover Image
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Through the eyes of photographers a century ago, the story of Hunting Island unfolds.


Over 4,000 years old, the barrier islands of South Carolina's Lowcountry are ever-changing and hauntingly beautiful. Hunting Island's importance to Beaufort and the nation has always stemmed from its use as a recreational area. From the rice planters, who took their families here on week-long excursions to hunt and fish, to present-day naturalists, campers, and beachgoers, Hunting Island's unique ecology, terrain, and wildlife have always been enjoyed and valued on an international level. Readers visit early planters, and meet shrimpers who spread their nets in the shoaled waters surrounding the island. We travel though marshes brimming with life and enjoy moments of solitude along quiet sandy beaches.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780738567228
ISBN-10: 0738567221
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: June 1st, 1997
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America