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 designed to encourage inquiry into the geographic and human factors that contributed to the development of South Carolina’s economic system. This indicator was also written to encourage inquiry into South Carolina’s distinct social and economic system as influenced by British Barbados.