Efforts underway to preserve Revolutionary War battlefield

...rarely seen in preservation," said archaeologist Dan Battle, who has spent the past year assessing the Screven County historic site to determine what secrets it might still hold.The Battle of Brier Creek unfolded March 3, 1779, when a British...

Rants & Raves

...hair. He needs to cut it. He looks unkempt. OUR NATION IS BROKE ? no money for our military, MOX, preserving historic sites, etc. Leave it to our Congress to pass a $1 billion aid package for Ukraine. RAVE TO KAREN GORDON for stepping...

Turkey season is also a sign of spring

...and outdoor recreation opportunities."The map includes all DNR properties open for public use, from the smallest historic site to the largest wildlife management area," said DNR Commissioner Mark Williams."It's a quick way to find boat...

"Famously Hot" Columbia vies for tourists

...National Park are all attractions the area promotes.The home of Woodrow Wilson from 1870 to 1874 is in Columbia and the historic site reopens Saturday, Feb. 15, after almost $4 million in renovations.The South Carolina State Museum is located...

SC archeologists race to uncover Civil War prison

...bring attention to the archaeology project.Eric Leonard, the director of education at the Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia, which also houses a prisoner of war museum, said it is important to uncover the histories of prisoners...

Woodrow Wilson's Columbia home reopening to public

...where Wilson's father, mother and sister are all buried.The villa-style home built in 1871 is one of four historic sites for Wilson ? along with his birthplace in Stanton, Va.; a home in Augusta, Ga., where he grew up; and the Washington...

Drone project aims to capture Savannah sites

...College of Art and Design, recently founded his organization DR1 with a primary goal in mind: Documenting Savannah's historic sites from above and putting them online."The applications just from a historic standpoint are amazing," Nott said...

New Augusta Canal signs will help visitors find way

...the Augusta Canal Discovery Center at Enterprise Mill will be installed within the next six months, Rogers said.Later phases include illustrated, interpretive panels for the canal's historic sites, natural history and other features.

Holiday calendar

...christmas.shtmlREDCLIFFE PLANTATION HOLIDAY TOURS: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; music, light refreshments; (803) 827-1473, www.southcarolinaparks...

Travel: Historic sites to hold JFK tributes

...three offer places where you can learn more about him or honor his legacy. Here's a list of museums, monuments, historic sites and events in those cities and a few others around the country.Boston areaTOUR: A walking tour of downtown Boston...