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10:15 am on Sunday April 14, 2013

Marsh Tacky Beach Races on Daufuskie Island set for April 27

The 5th annual Marsh Tacky Beach Races on Daufuskie Island is set for Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27. The event is free, but round trip ferry tickets cost $50 ($30 for kids). 843-342-8687. Here are details from an e-mailed release: The 5th...
2:03 am on Monday October 15, 2012

18th Century canoe uncovered in Beaufort County

A canoe that is believed to date back to the 1700s was recently removed from the mucky shores of Turtle Island not far from Daufuskie Island. The artifact was found mostly intact but has since split into three large shards.
6:06 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

Tabby slave cabin ruins on Daufuskie Island saved

Flickr user noahg. In the mood for a road trip and a taste of the world two centuries ago? Head to Daufuskie Island! Slave cabins on Daufuskie Island that are estimated to be around 200 years old were saved when crews removed some trees whose...
11:25 am on Wednesday September 8, 2010

John Mellencamp talks Daufuskie and Savannah

Flickr user michaelredman This has nothing to do with Beaufort, but John Mellencamp talking Daufuskie Island and Savannah is something that needs a look. Check out Mellencamp's interview with Hilton Head Monthly editor Jeff Vrabel here. As an aside...
5:00 am on Monday December 28, 2009

Daufuskie Island may soon kiss combustion-powered cars goodbye

Image by Flickr user Kev AllenUnder a new plan being considered by county planners, Daufuskie Island could soon join the ranks of a number of small communities in the United States where cars are limited or illegal. According to the new plan,...
2:45 am on Wednesday November 25, 2009

1970s photos of Daufuskie offer a portal to another Lowcountry time

Image by Jeanne Moutoussamy-AsheImage by 20091125-photo.jpg In the 1970s Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe snapped a set of photos documenting life on Daufuskie Island, an island near Hilton Head that even today is still very rural and accessible only by...
5:38 am on Monday October 19, 2009

New photography exhibit looks back in time at Daufuskie Island

Image by Flickr user MGSheltonImage by 20091019-dauf.jpg Beginning on October 23, the Gibbes Museum of Art will open a new exhibit consisting of 40 black and white photographs taken around 25 years ago on Daufuskie Island. The isolated island near...