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The Fishing Village of McClellanville, South Carolina

The Fishing Village of McClellanville, South Carolina P hoto Essa y .................... The Fishing Village of McClellanville, South Carolina by Vennie Deas Moore “Moose,” hardened by the sea, 1998. All photos in this essay are by Vennie Deas Moore, and are housed at the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina. Copies of Deas Moore’s photographs are exhibited at the Village Museum in McClellanville, South Carolina. 83 “The Fishing Village” An environment of stillness A force field of uninterrupted time and space A place of tranquility Held in time —Vennie Deas Moore, 1999 Mc c l E llanvill E , F ishing v illa g E McClellanville, a seaside fishing village, was founded in the early 1850s by rice planters from the Santee Delta. The little village became the summer home of these wealthy planters, who left their plantations for a few months each year to escape illnesses like malaria. The village contained modest “shotgun” houses and some very fine, large homes of grand architectural detail. Several oyster and crab factories were built along Jeremy Creek. Here, I’ve gathered photographs and my journal entries from 1998 to 2010, as well as the thoughts of my fellow author and colleague William “Billy” Baldwin. This is my humble http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

The Fishing Village of McClellanville, South Carolina

Southern Cultures , Volume 24 (1) – Apr 7, 2018

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University of North Carolina Press
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P hoto Essa y .................... The Fishing Village of McClellanville, South Carolina by Vennie Deas Moore “Moose,” hardened by the sea, 1998. All photos in this essay are by Vennie Deas Moore, and are housed at the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina. Copies of Deas Moore’s photographs are exhibited at the Village Museum in McClellanville, South Carolina. 83 “The Fishing Village” An environment of stillness A force field of uninterrupted time and space A place of tranquility Held in time —Vennie Deas Moore, 1999 Mc c l E llanvill E , F ishing v illa g E McClellanville, a seaside fishing village, was founded in the early 1850s by rice planters from the Santee Delta. The little village became the summer home of these wealthy planters, who left their plantations for a few months each year to escape illnesses like malaria. The village contained modest “shotgun” houses and some very fine, large homes of grand architectural detail. Several oyster and crab factories were built along Jeremy Creek. Here, I’ve gathered photographs and my journal entries from 1998 to 2010, as well as the thoughts of my fellow author and colleague William “Billy” Baldwin. This is my humble

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Published: Apr 7, 2018

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