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THE BEACONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA

by Margie Willis Clary

126 pages.  6 x 9. 2005.

 ISBN 0-87844-176-x

Softcover $9.95

 

 

 

 

Other books by Margie Clary available at Sandlapper Publishing:

Searching the Lights

Lighthouses served as traffic signals for vessels along ocean coastlines and major inland waterways. South Carolina has ten standing lighthouses with seven service lighthouses still standing. 

The Beacons of South Carolina is a history of the old towers of the Palmetto state. This
 book includes details of where and how the lighthouses were built, individual characteristics and amazing facts about each light. Learn about the lightkeepers as well as some interesting legends passed down over time. Most of these structures are closed to the public and are no longer in service, having been rendered obsolete by advances in maritime and communications technologies. Their heritage lives on as relics of a maritime history that continues to hold a fascination for each new generation.

 

Table of Contents:
Georgetown Light
Charleston Light                                                         Cape Romain Lights
Hunting Island Light
Morris Island Light
Sullivan's Island Light
Hilton Head Rear Range Light
Harbour Town Light
Bloody Point Light
Haig Point Light
Governor's Light
Lightships

Glossary
Bibliography

Gone But Not Forgetten Lights: Bulls Bay, Castle Pinckney, Combahee Bank, Fort Ripley Shoal, Parris Island Range, Fort Sumter Range, Rear Range

 
 
Margie Willis Clary is a professional storyteller and retired elementary school teacher. Since retirement, Mrs. Clary has worked as an adjunct professor at The Citadel and at Charleston Southern University. As a storyteller, Margie travels throughout the state working in schools as an artist-in-residence with the South Carolina Arts Commission. She presents workshops, both locally and statewide on the use of literature and storytelling in curriculum. She also is available for "Meet the Author" presentations.

email: mwclary@juno.com