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“The American South is a geographical entity, a historical fact, a place in the imagination,

and the homeland for an array of Americans who consider themselves Southerners.

The region is often shrouded in romance and myth,

but its realities are as intriguing, as intricate, as its legends.”


William Ferris

Encyclopedia of Southern Culture


“Feelings are bound up with place.”


Eudora Welty


Edward Beyer (1820-1865)
View of Edgehill Plantation, 1855 (1855)
Oil on canvas
23 x 35 inches
Signature Details: Ed. Beyer/1855
Owner: Private collection, Alexandria, Virginia
1451 River Road · Yemassee, SC 29945 · 843.412.8738
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