Sandlapper Society

Summer 2009

A Mighty Restoration in Columbia
by Margaret N. O'Shea
For inspirational architecture, it's hard to surpass the beauty of St. Peter's Catholic Church.

The Byrnes Legacy of Scholarship
by Aïda Rogers
More than 1,100 South Carolinians owe their higher education to two very special "parents."

Batter Up!
Article by John Lane & Deno Trakas
Photos by Mark Olencki
An academic approach to sampling those fried 'n' friendly upstate fish camps.

Edisto's Historic Past
Article by Rachel Haynie, Photos by Susan Roberts
There's no escaping the past on this isolated island.

MVP: Most Valuable Patriarch
by Bond Nickles
A famous former New York Yankee still contributes to the game of life in retirement in South Carolina.

USC Salkehatchie: A Growing Campus
by Chrissy Holliday
Residents of five rural counties find community through this arm of the University of South Carolina.

Keeping Gullah Culture on the Front Burner
Article by Katie McElveen, Photos by Stephen Berend
Country corn pone and Johnny cake are just two tempting offerings from Low Country chef Dye Scott-Rhodan.

The Fault Lies Within: Earthquakes in South Carolina
by Susan L. Doyle
There was a bad one in 1886—a real bad one. Can it happen again?

Carter Bays' Marvelous Machines
Article by Kathy Henry Dowell, Photos by Gerry Lynn Hall
These sewing contraptions are fascinating, indeed.

Arrangements – With a Gifted Touch
Article by Eleanor Foxworth, Photos by Michaele Duke
Mary Jean Stuckey Holt, Kingstree's floral artist.

Where Independence Was Won
by Daniel E. Harmon
Two Camden lawyers devote their spare time to an eternal quest for details of the American Revolution.