One of the beliefs that Sea Island African Americans have adapted to South Carolina living is that connection of certain colors to protecting individuals against the hard feelings of the spirit world. Island lore on Daufuskie, St. Helena's, Wadmalaw, and other coastal settlements, says that blue around the doors and windows keeps the evil hags away. This window is on the house of Eugenia Deas in McClellanville. Photo by Vennie Deas-Moore.
Courtesy of the McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina.
- This indicator was written to promote inquiry into the unique development of ethnic, political, and religious identities in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how the three British colonial regions developed in terms of their culture, economies, geography, and labor. The indicator was also developed to encourage inquiry into the unique story of the development of South Carolina.