Book sheds light onto Northern influence on Southern preservation

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The Post and Courier has a piece on a book that features articles compiled between 1928 and 1932 by Chlotilde Martin chronicling the years when the South's failing plantations switched hands to Northerners ready to preserve their historical significance.

The articles were gradually tossed aside, but 80 of Martin's works have been restored and edited in the new book Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Chlotilde R. Martin.

The book sheds light as well as perspective on a South that many are unaware of.

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