East Cooper, South Carolina: A Maritime Heritage (Images of America Series)

East Cooper, South Carolina: A Maritime Heritage (Images of America Series)

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East Cooper, South Carolina: A Maritime Heritage (Images of America Series) by Tressy Magwood Mellichamp, Tressy Magwood Mellichamp, Lily Herndon Weaks


The stretch of land known as “East of the Cooper,” featuring the charming town of Mount Pleasant, is interwoven with innumerable waterways; these waters pulsate with the ebb and flow of tides like a network of arteries, veins, and capillaries connecting to the living heart that is the sea. Mount Pleasant’s location on the Charleston harbor and its deep water access has ensured that the sea has played a major role in the lives of its residents, providing thriving maritime industries that are at once historic and contemporary. East Cooper: A Maritime Heritage is a celebration of those industries and the families and vessels that have contributed to this vital part of Lowcountry culture. Throughout history, indigenous peoples, colonists, plantation owners, and seafood industry entrepreneurs have traversed the miles of rivers, marshy creeks, and coastlines of the East Cooper area. This collection of images demonstrates the ingenuity and artistry of these people whose descendants shared their pasts with the authors as generously as their ancestors shared their skills and intimate relationships with the local waters.

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ISBN-13: 9780738553825
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/07/2008
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,263,465
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Tressy Magwood Mellichamp is the daughter of a fourth-generation Shem Creek shrimping family, and coauthor Lily Herndon Weaks is a local writer and researcher. They are committed to celebrating the rich, vibrant maritime heritage of the East Cooper area and raising awareness of its continued impact and influence on the region.

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