Guests on Daufuskie

Labor Day signals the unofficial end of Summer and on Daufuskie. This usually means fewer tourists and less of one thing all of us who live here simultaneously love and loathe: houseguests.

Islanders shared some of their most memorable stories, advice and anecdotes – all anonymously of course!

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Historic Frances Jones House Nears Completion

When summer strikes Daufuskie, visitors come from all over to see all the island has to offer. And this summer, tourists and islanders will have a new way to experience the island’s beautiful beaches and unique Gullah culture. The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, South Carolina’s statewide organization interested in protecting, preserving and advocating for our state’s historic structures, is launching its Daufuskie Endangered Places Program, which will introduce tourists to Gullah history and roots while preserving some of Daufuskie Island’s most significant home places.

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Winter Has Arrived … At Last!

With that said, I look out the window and see a cold, slow rain falling and feel very smug and snug sitting next to our glowing wood stove. I sip a hot cup of tea. This ain’t bad folks! :)) I have missed our more traditional winters for the past few years. It can and does get really cold here at times. I have to chuckle when folks ask if it ever gets cold.

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