Factor’s Walk, Savannah, Georgia

Factor’s Walk is a hidden alleyway is where cotton merchants, called factors, transacted their business in the days when cotton was king. A series of stairways, bridges and catwalks access hidden doorways, connected by narrow streets paved with the ballast stones brought in by the trade ships coming in from Europe. In the 1800s, this was the Wall Street of cotton… CONTINUE READING >>
Factor’s Walk is a hidden alleyway is where cotton merchants, called factors, transacted their business in the days when cotton was king. A series of stairways, bridges and catwalks access hidden doorways, connected by narrow streets paved with the ballast stones brought in by the trade ships coming in from Europe. In the 1800s, this was the Wall Street of cotton… CONTINUE READING >>

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Ed(isto Island)

Our adventure through the Sea Islands continues with a mysterious “mound of mystery,” a secretive gathering of the world’s richest men and a home built by the Undersheriff of Herefordshire in 1743, basically out of trash. It still… CONTINUE READING >>
Our adventure through the Sea Islands continues with a mysterious “mound of mystery,” a secretive gathering of the world’s richest men and a home built by the Undersheriff of Herefordshire in 1743, basically out of trash. It still… CONTINUE READING >>

Finding Gullah

The day of the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration dawned blustery, but we were not to be deterred. We drove through the precipitation to the prescribed point, only to find that the Freedom Day Parade was not only deterred, but detoured, deferred, delayed, diverted, disassembled, and finally… CONTINUE READING >>
The day of the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration dawned blustery, but we were not to be deterred. We drove through the precipitation to the prescribed point, only to find that the Freedom Day Parade was not only deterred, but detoured, deferred, delayed, diverted, disassembled, and finally… CONTINUE READING >>