This is what the Hampton Plantation looks like from the creek. Good thing Kathie knew where we were going.
Extremely squishy mud.
The creek by the plantation is mislabeled -- it's the Hampton, and it runs into the Wambaw at the upper left. Somewhere just across the Wambaw there is where Huger would have lived.
Cypress knees demonstrate we've left salt and entered a fresh-water ecosystem.
A bunch of nice archaeologists met us as we emerged from the brush. Martha Zierden brought me a soda pop.
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Cheves Leland, researcher and archivist of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, points out a possible site o M. Huger's house to Martha Zierden, curator of historical archaeology at the Charleston Museum.
Could Lawson have slept right here?
This is a recreation of a wattle-and-daub house at Etowah State Park in Georgia. Sticks and grasses woven together, mud daubed onto it. The style is seeing a rebirth as a use of simple and local materials. Click through to a full story.