Historical

24th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

So, you’re going to be in Hilton Head at the end of January or sometime in February? Perfect timing to enjoy some events related to the Island’s 24th annual Gullah celebration! What is Gullah, you ask? The Gullah culture encompasses the African-Americans from the Lowcountry on the East Coast, namely, Georgia and South Carolina. This [...]

2020-01-17T19:24:59-06:00January 24th, 2020|

Land Ahoy – for the Pirates of the Carolina Colonies

If you think about your traditional pirate stories from the 16th, 17th or 18th Centuries, your mind may be stuck somewhere near the Tropic of Cancer, somewhere near the Caribbean (thank you, Disney). However, if you stop to consider that most pirates came from northern countries in Scandinavia or other Western European countries, you might [...]

2019-05-24T08:08:52-06:00June 5th, 2019|

The Haunts of Hilton Head

One of the biggest trends in vacationing right now is touring haunted sites. Hilton Head is no stranger to spirits and is easily a top visit for both history buffs and ghost hunters. With its vast history of Civil War incidents, Underground Railroad stops, and even Gullah folklore, there are plenty of ways to get [...]

2019-05-21T14:33:50-06:00May 22nd, 2019|