John's Island

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Overview
John's Island (also spelled "Johns Island") is the largest Sea Island and the second largest island on the East Coast. The legendary Angel Oak, a restored 18th-century mansion, and an African American praise house are a few of the historic treasures found beyond the island's wide salt marsh vistas. Its scenic roads wind along rivers under moss-draped oaks, where planters and their descendants have farmed for generations. Since new development is rapidly changing the island's character, residents have collected these photographs from past generations to help preserve a disappearing way of life.
Details
ISBN: 9780738543468
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: South Carolina
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Author Connie Walpole Haynie is a John's Island native from a fourth-generation farming family. She also illustrated the characters she created for the children's book Coloring Charleston.