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"She Came to Edisto Island"

"She Came to Edisto Island"

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In my searching for untold tales of Edisto Island I discovered a musty, dusty, out-of-print diary kept by a Miss Ames, who was sent down from New England after the War Between the States by the Freedmen's Bureau.  She came to Edisto Island with several other teachers in May 1865.  This diary is Miss Ames's story of her experiences while working with the colored people.  She lived at Crawford Plantation during her eighteen month stay on the island.

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