the colleton county courthouse was built in 1822 and is one of the oldest county courthouses in south carolina. the colleton county courthouse was designed by the famous columbia architect robert mills. robert mills is best known as the architect for the washington monument in washington d.c. the colleton county courthouse is listed on the national...more
the colleton county museum is located in the 1822 colleton county jail. the old colleton county jail was designed by architect robert mills and is listed on the national register of historic places. the colleton county museum has an interesting collection of relics of plantation life prior to the civil war. for those interested in history and...more
the walterboro downtown historic district is a very nice place to visit when in east central south carolina. located just off of US 17 there are a number of streets lined with shops, restaurants, and bars. the residental areas near the historic district has a number of interesting antebellum and victorian homes. for those interested in architecture...more
Walterboro is a rather small town, so just riding around and having a look here and there might be interesting...Here is some history:In 1784, Paul and Jacob Walters and some other owners of large rice plantations in what is now Colleton County, S.C. began to look for a better location for their summer homes. They chose the most ideal spot in the...more
1834 SNIDERS HIGHWAY, Walterboro, SC, 29488
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1834 Snider Highway, Walterboro, SC, 29488
Good for: Business
97 Downs Ln, Walterboro, SC 29488
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We were driving slowly toward Summerville so that we wouldn't have to check in to the motel too early, so we stopped in Walterboro - this time we ate at Shoney's Bob had a choclate shake, chicken nuggets and fries. I had chicken salad and macaroniEach of them was a $4.99 lunch specialmore
We stopped in Waltersboro about 1230 for lunch and the first place was the Long Horn Steak House, which was mostly a buffet and which had a busload of people there. The people were from Jacksonville FL and they were returning from a trip to the Amish Country of PA. The buffet was not very appealing and it is usually not a good deal for us as we...more
duke's barbecue has been a walterboro institution for over twenty five years. this buffet style restaurant serves excellent south carolina style pulled pork barbecue. along with the barbecue the one price buffet includes vegetables, mac and cheese, and corn bread and a drink. inexpensive.more
The nearest airport is Charleston, S.C.
To get around I would think with your own car would be the best way!
My hostfamily had a cottage at the Edisto River, where we spent quite a few weekends!
The Edisto River Basin is a rich landscape which has been inhabited for at least ten thousand years!
The Edisto is a blackwater river system, which means that the water has a dark tea color. This is because the water is stained by chemicals such as tannins which derive from tree leaves and other organic material decomposing in the surrounding swamps.
The Edisto River with about 310 river miles is one of the longest free-flowing blackwater rivers in the United States!
Spanish moss always reminds me so much of the south and of Walterboro!"Tillandsia usneoides (S. E. United States to Argentina and Chile) ... growing from trees as silvery-gray threadlike masses to 25 ft. long, densely covered by the gray scales which are a means of receiving and holding atmospheric moisture, and which help to enable the plant to...more
I spent a whole school year there, lived with a family, went to school there, met beautiful people and learnt a lot about other people and myself. I met my girlfriend Letty there, a friend for a lifetime. We met in 1974 in Mrs. Allen's Geometry class, became friends, saw eachother again in 1980 in Walhalla, S.C. and then in 1999, when Letty came...more
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