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Wadmalaw Island – Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina

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Wadmalaw Island is located just 30 minutes south of Charleston. Originally home to the Cusabo Indians, the island was claimed by English explorer Robert Sanford in 1666.

Wadmalaw Island

Ralph Preston of Murrells Inlet, 2010 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Bordered by Bohicket Creek to the east and the Wadmalaw Sound to the west, the island’s only connection to land is a bridge over Church Creek to neighboring Johns Island. Wadmalaw has remained intensely rural over the years, with farming, fishing, and shrimping serving as the traditional occupations of its residents.

Wadmalaw Island is famed for its produce and abundance of U-pick farms. It’s also home to the Charleston Tea Plantation, Irvin-House Vineyard, and the Firefly Distillery.

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One Comment about Wadmalaw Island

Cindy Dent-Frazier says:
April 6th, 2015 at 12:30 am

Frank White, was a full blooded Cherokee Indian from Wadmalaw Island South Carolina, was married to Wilhelmina Glover White and was the Grandfather of many

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