Saving Sandy Island, Part 1 of 9 - History


In part one of Saving Sandy Island learn about the history of this island, located in the lowcountry of South Carolina.

Saving Sandy Island is a documentary about the struggle to save an exceptional South Carolina island and its Gullah community from development. Home to endangered species and rare long leaf pine forests, Sandy Island is the largest undeveloped freshwater island on the east coast. The program tells the story of the unique coalition of conservationists, state agencies, businessmen and community residents that came together to save this extraordinary place and preserve a historic culture.