Ghosts and Legends of South Carolina III

Carolina Stories: Ghost and Legends of South Carolina III, hosted by Aunt Pearlie Sue, explores two famous ghosts with roots on Pawleys Island, “The Gray Man” and “Alice of the Hermitage.” The program also investigates Bubba the Ghost at the South Carolina State Museum, and the ghosts of the University of South Carolina’s Longstreet Theatre. The Carolina Stories crew goes back to Charleston to unearth tales of buried treasure and other legendary pirate stories.

Closed captioning has been provided for this broadcast program.

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Alice of The Hermitage | Ghosts & Legends III
Alice of The Hermitage | Ghosts & Legends III

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The story of Alice Flagg of Georgetown, who became very ill and died of malaria while in boarding school at the age of 15. Alice's fiance' had given her a diamond ring, but her brother disapproved and...
Drunken Jack, The Pirate | Ghosts and Legends III
Drunken Jack, The Pirate | Ghosts and Legends III

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Drunken Jack, the Pirate: Pawleys Island, S.C. During the golden age of piracy, there came an afternoon on which a pirate ship sailed into Murrell's Inlet to bury a treasure they would imbibe in that...
Gray Man | Ghosts & Legends III
Gray Man | Ghosts & Legends III

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The Gray Man, Pawleys Island, S.C. Plowden C.J. Weston went to England to be educated but returned to his beloved Pawleys Island, where he and his lovely English wife, Emily Esdaille Weston, built the...
Longstreet Theatre | Ghosts & Legends III
Longstreet Theatre | Ghosts & Legends III

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Ann C. Dreher, professor of Theater at USC, discusses Longstreet Theatre, and tells of the building's past uses as a hospital and a morgue, as well as a seminary. When people are there at night, the...
The Bouquet: Stede Bonnet | Ghosts & Legends III
The Bouquet: Stede Bonnet | Ghosts & Legends III

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Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate, was executed on December 10, 1718. In the Legend of The Bouquet, we learn that on the day of his execution, after a foiled escape attempt, he was escorted to the...