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Strange South Carolina / Sherman Carmichael ; illustrations by Ben Fortson.

Carmichael, Sherman, (author.). Fortson, Ben, (illustrator.).

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Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 133.12975 CAR (Text) 0530005815414 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 133.12975 CAR (Text) 0530005815423 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 133.12975 CAR (Text) 0530005815307 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 133.12975 CAR (Text) 0530005815316 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781467118750
  • ISBN: 1467118753
  • ISBN: 9781540202871
  • ISBN: 1540202879
  • Physical Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina : The History Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-174).
Formatted Contents Note:
The Lizard Man -- Aids Crossroads Meteorite -- The Sword Gate House -- Ghost Treasure of Folly Island -- Florena Budwin -- The Ghost of Edmond Bigham -- Woods Bay State Park -- Red Doe Plantation -- The Litchfield Plantation Ghost -- Wachcsaw Plantation -- The Pawleys Island Witch -- Hamburg, South Carolina -- CSS Little David -- The Gray Lady of Camden -- South of the Border -- Hunter's Store -- Herdklotz Park -- Lynches River -- Oconee Bells -- Joel Roberts Poinsett -- The Christmas Flower -- Venus Flytrap -- The Hanging Tree -- The Ghost of Fort Sumter -- Inn at Merridun -- Foster's Tavern -- Castle Pinckney -- Shower of Alligators -- Flying Bat Creature -- Pelagornis Sandersi -- Lake Murray -- Poogan's Porch -- Snow's Island -- Shell Rings -- Peachtree Rock Preserve -- Did the Devil Visit South Carolina? -- Branchville Railroad Junction -- The Green Hand Bridge -- Healing Springs -- The Palmetto State Earthquakes -- Georgetown County Celestial Fireworks -- Something Explodes Over Greenville -- Mysterious White Web -- Black Panthers or Phantom Cats -- Camden School Tragedy -- Mysterious Midair Collision -- Brick House Ruins -- Hagley Plantation -- The Cry of the Crab Boy's Ghost -- Graniteville Cemetery -- Dixie Boykin: Ghost of Cool Springs -- Ghost Creek Road -- The Visitor -- Horn Creek Baptist Church -- Old Saint David's Episcopal Church -- The Bride Returns -- Pirateland, aka Magic Harbor -- The Outland Wild Woman -- The Hex -- Powdersville -- Polaris Missile Facility -- Duncan Chapel -- The Children's Graveyard -- The Highway 52 Ghost.
Summary, etc.:
South Carolina is well known for beaches, barbecue and palmetto trees, but plenty of mystery lies behind the idyllic fa├žade. Some residents once claimed to be tormented by a creature that was part lizard and part man. South of the Border is one of the more famous and unique tourist attractions in the state--complete with a giant sombrero. Lynches River is the only river in the nation that crosses under the same bridge three times. Peachtree Rock Heritage Preservation in Lexington County is home to one of the most unusual natural formations in the United States. Author Sherman Carmichael details these and more in a collection of stories that can be found only in the Palmetto State.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Sherman Carmichael spent 24 years in law enforcement in South Carolina. He has written many articles on haunted locations for various newspapers and two books with The History Press. Carmichael still investigates haunted locations in South Carolina.
Subject: Ghosts > South Carolina > Anecdotes.
Ghost stories > South Carolina.
Haunted places > South Carolina > Anecdotes.
South Carolina > History, Local > Anecdotes.
Tales > South Carolina.
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