A visit to historic Dataw Island near Beaufort where developers have preserved the early history of the island. Includes interviews with Dr. Larry Lepionka, archaeologist from USC - Beaufort, concerning recent discoveries on the island. Also presents a history of the Sams family, which developed one of the wealthiest plantations in the Carolinas on Dataw.
The remains of the Sams' home, built in the 18th century, have been preserved and are an example of tabby architecture. This type of construction utilized shells, which were burned to make lime, then mixed with whole shells and sand, water was added, and the material was then poured into wooden forms and dried.
- 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 developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.
- 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.
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes of the experiences of marginalized groups such as African Americans, Native Americans and women, as the U.S. expanded westward and grappled with the development of new states.