Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established on December 1, 1997, to protect and manage diverse habitat components within an important coastal river ecosystem. Read the Entry »

Despite a short boom in phosphate mining from the 1880s through 1910s and the rise of more durable forest industries, prosperity proved elusive. In the 1880s, when house lots were still fenced to contain livestock and baseball and brass bands were the rage, the town got a railroad spur that connected Walterboro to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Read the Entry »