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South Carolina Ports:: Charleston, Georgetown, and Port Royal
When eight English noblemen known as the Lords Proprietors were granted the Charles Towne territory by King Charles II as a reward for their loyalty, the grant came with an express command to develop the area into a profit-making venture. Fortunately, the area came with a natural deep-water port, perfect for establishing trade. Soon trade in lumber, deerskins, and indigo e ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 27th 2004 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Not bad for what it is, which is a lot of pictures without much real text or history. The entire "Images Of America" series is like that for me though - I want some information to back up all the pictures. And the pictures here, as well as in others in the series, are more that a bit uneven. The title says that this will be about Charleston, Georgetown and Port Royal, but I would roughly estimate that 95% of the pictures are of the Charleston ports. What's more, there is basically nothing about ...more