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Take a historical look back at some of South Carolina's streets, towns and cities.

Between The Waters, Part 3 - The Rice Kingdom
Between The Waters, Part 3 - The Rice Kingdom

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In the 18th and 19th centuries, rice was the most produced crop in the United States, and provided the most wealth. Historian Daniel Littlefield, and botanist Richard Porcher, discuss rice’s African...
Between The Waters, Part 5 - The Sea Island Fad
Between The Waters, Part 5 - The Sea Island Fad

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Many families of former slaves still lived in old slave housing, but the prospects of jobs, better housing, and food, were very appealing for Hobcaw’s African American communities. During the 1930s...
Between The Waters, Part 2 - 1500 - 1750 AD
Between The Waters, Part 2 - 1500 - 1750 AD

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In the 16th century, Spanish and English settlers came to colonize Hobcaw Barony. This was a dark time for the Waccamaw people, for Spaniards colonized Waccamaw land without regard for the natives...
Between The Waters, Part 1 - 1000 BC - 900 AD
Between The Waters, Part 1 - 1000 BC - 900 AD

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1000 BC – 900 AD is known as the “Woodland Period” of Hobcaw Barony’s history. The area of Hobcaw was inhabited by the Waccamaw Native American tribe. The name Hobcaw means “Between the Waters” in the...