South Carolina

Discoveries America

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From the Sea Islands to the Upcountry, the state of South Carolina is the subject of this latest Discoveries America program. Step back in time on a guided tour by horse drawn carriage through the streets of old Charleston, learning about this regions' colorful history and architecture. Meet a couple of self-described basket cases (basket weavers), and learn how they produce one of Charleston's signature items- exquisite handmade sweet grass baskets.

Step inside Circular Congregational Church and listen to the Magnolia Singers performing the spirituals of the Gullah tradition. Visit the coastal region and the Sea Islands, including Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head, home to many of the finest golf courses in the U.S. Take off on a dolphin-watching excursion and see the courtship ritual of the dolphins around Hilton Head. Ride aboard a shrimp boat with Captain Butch Hudson and his mate as they work to bring in their catch from the coastal waters. Explore the quintessential upcountry lifestyle in Edgefield, a community that has a strange knack of producing politicians.

(Discoveries America South Atlantic 6 DVD collection includes 5% discount: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, West Virginia and Virginia.Condensed version also available with 6 DVD's in a single case.)