Library News & Notes
I wrote about a tidal wave purportedly being caused by the earthquake of 1886 on our Facebook page back on Oct. 22nd as part of the continuing series of posts about local natural disasters in honor of SC Archives Month. However, odds are, with further examination, that the tidal wave mentioned in the Burt Rodgers presentation, simply didn't happen! The Palmetto Post, a newspaper based in Port Royal then, did not mention any tidal wave in its rather extensive reporting on the earthquake, its aftershocks, or the damage caused by same.Read More...
Halloween is nigh. We are certain to get a higher volume of questions about ghosts and hauntings this time of year. The "best" ghost question I've gotten thus far, though, is the one related here:Read More...
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