Joanna Angle discusses the early history of Hartsville, South Carolina, and its founder, Thomas Edwards Hart. In addition to being a farmer, Thomas Hart was also a merchant, peace-keeper, the first post-master, and captain of the local militia.
In the 1920’s, the Hart Plantation had been through many different owners and became a dumping ground for trash. Dr. William Chambers, a botanist, purchased the property and gave it to his sister-in-law, May Coker, who then planned to revitalize the property, and turn it into a public garden. This project would come to be known as “May’s Folly.”
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