Heartbreaking and true, The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 details human courage and perseverance in the face of the second most fatal hurricane in US history. On a Sunday evening in August 1893, a massive hurricane slammed into South Carolina and Georgia at high tide. The howling winds and pounding waters struck hardest at the Gullah communities along the coastal islands.Stunned by the sudden fury of the storm, the island dwellers took extraordinary measures to protect themselves. Clearly, they were no match for what many ...

The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 2004, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780865548671

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Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 2001, Authors Choice Press

ISBN-13: 9780595191857

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