Tag Archives: South Carolina

Hampton Terrace Hotel

The Hampton Terrace Hotel was a luxurious 5-story and 5-star hotel in North Augusta. Northerners would travel to the Aiken/North Augusta/Augusta area during the winter months for a reprieve from the harsh Northern winters. The hotel was constructed in 1902 … Continue reading

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South Carolina Land Grants and Southern Marriages and Deaths

Six books have arrived in the Georgia Room today that genealogists researching the Palmetto State should find interesting: South Carolina’s Royal Grants, Volumes 1-5 and Marriage and Death Notices from ‘The Southern Presbyterian’, Volume 2. The royal grant books cover the … Continue reading

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The African-American Experience at Redcliffe Plantation

There will be a very interesting program on February 19th at Redcliffe Plantation on Beech Island about the African-American Experience during the Civil War. The presentation includes a tour of the mansion and slave quarters and runs from 10 to noon. The … Continue reading

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New Edgefield County Book

Slave Records of Edgefield County, South Carolina by Gloria Ramsey Lucas arrived in the Georgia Room today. Gloria is a local author who spent 6 year compiling this information. It is an invaluable resource for African Americans who are searching for their Edgefield … Continue reading

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