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Myths and Mysteries of South Carolina: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)by Rachel Haynie
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Thirteen Mind-Boggling Tales from the Palmetto State
In South Carolina, golden mysteries abound In the 1540s, a young Native American boy told Ferdinand de Soto where to find a secret source, but the Spaniards never found it. Do some of the Southeasts most valuable gold deposits still await discovery? And is Confederate gold still buried or hidden in the state?
South Carolina airspace was the proving ground for a daring young aviator, Paul Redfern. In 1927, months after Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Redfern pioneered the first route to South America, then disappeared forever—into the sea or the jungle?
On what beaches did marsh tackies first leave hoofprints? How did these horses from a noble Spanish equestrian bloodline end up here? Were they jettisoned from ships by conquistadors, or were they brought over a century later by settlers?
From the pioneering submarine Hunley and its secrets to the atomic bomb that fell on a farm in Mars Bluff in 1958, Myths and Mysteries of South Carolina makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the states most fascinating and compelling stories.
Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of South Carolina explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in South Carolina's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in South Carolina history.
About the Author
Rachel Haynie has written about international and domestic travel as well as people, places, homes and art in South Carolina for three decades. Her feature and news articles have appeared in national, regional and statewide magazines.
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