Daufuskie Island Conservancy Earth Day 2013

Marsh Tackys on Daufuskie

The whole island was talking about Marsh Tackys when Melrose on the Beach and Freeport announced that the annual Marsh Tacky Race would be held on Daufuskie Island this year. In the chatter about these little ponies , I heard a couple of interesting stories related to Marsh Tackys on Daufuskie. Martha Hutton told me […]

A Day on Daufuskie

Hop in your golf cart and take a ride. Every day offers a new surprise.  Music on video is courtesy of Charles Wood. Charles, the  nephew of Daufuskie Island residents Lew and Louise Royal, was the 1999 National Banjo Champion. Occasionally Charles treats the island to his talents and plays a gig at  Marshside Mamas.  

A Gullah Ghost Story by Bernard Albaugh

Maggie Cooper: A Gullah Ghost Story, was inspired from Bernard’s Albaugh’s childhood experiences with a Gullah woman who was his caretaker: A brief history will make my Gullah story a little more understandable. In 1942 when I was seven years old,my father and uncle were in the Army and stationed in Charleston,SC. Because of the […]

Endangered Wood Storks Nesting at Melrose

On their recent annual aerial survey of Daufuskie, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) noted that wood storks, a Federally Endangered Species, are nesting at the rookery at Melrose on the Beach. We had heard that wood storks nest on ponds on several golf courses. That’s a free added attraction for golfers. Take […]

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