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NO.1758 HIGHWAY 17 - Mt. Pleasant, SC

February 5, 2017

 

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina is one of America's fastest growing communities. Every day, the construction of housing developments, apartment buildings & shopping centers is approved & initiated, often times leaving elements of the old, original, TRUE Mt. Pleasant in its wake. From Freedman's cottages to historic oaks, the architecture & landscapes (& even the people!) that defined the area for decades are being replaced or overshadowed by overabundant 21st-century construction. 

 

When will enough, be enough? 

 

Location: Southbound on Highway 17 (right after the Mt. Pleasant Town Center); in proximity to

 the Snee Farm Gullah Geechee community

Age: Early 20th century

Status: Threatened by the encroaching modern development, Indigo Square.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

{LEFT}: June 2016 (Google Map image) {RIGHT}: February 2017

 

 

 

{PLEASE VISIT BINYAH FILM FOR A MINI DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON MT. PLEASANT'S GULLAH GEECHEE CULTURE, FEATURING THE FAMILY WHO OWNS THIS DWELLING.}

 

 

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