Dataw: No Ordinary Place
Dataw Historic Foundation
Foreword by esteemed historian, Dr. Larry Rowland, Professor Emeritus, University of South Carolina, Beaufort.
Experience the beauty and history of Dataw Island, South Carolina fresh and new in this exquisite, limited edition, historical, coffee table book. With over 200 images – from archaeological findings to Dataw’s ruins and its breathtaking natural vistas, you will enjoy and learn the depth of history that makes Dataw the special place that it is today. Dataw: No Ordinary Place chronicles Dataw from ten thousand years ago, inhabited by Native Americans, to the arrival of the Pirates, Europeans, Plantation owners and Africans, to the current day and the nurturing of the island as a place for people to enjoy and call home.
The Dataw Historic Foundation’s mission is to foster the rich Sea Island plantation history of Dataw Island; to be the custodian of Dataw’s entire history. The Dataw Historic Foundation is tasked to collect, record and preserve artifacts and documents related to the history of Dataw Island; to maintain preserve and enhance historic sites and structures; and to promote broad awareness of, and pride in, the island’s rich antebellum history among current residents, prospective new residents and interested historians.
“We have only one past, and if it’s destoyed, it’s gone forever. Preservation is the one thing we can do to ensure future generations will have a past to appreciate.” - Historical archaeologist Nick Honerkamp
12 x 9 in.
112 pages | 200+ photographs
Hardcover with French dust jacket