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Daufuskie Island’s Legacy Lives On

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For thousands of years, indigenous Muskogean Indians called Daufuskie Island home. The word “Daufuskie” comes from the Muscogee language and means “sharp feather,” due to the Island’s distinctive shape. In the mid-1500s, Spanish explorers had begun colonization of the Southeastern Coast of the United States, followed by the French and...
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41st Annual Daufuskie Day Celebration on Daufuskie Island!

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June 24: A Gullah homecoming with arts and crafts, food vendors, storytellers, Island tours and more to benefit the Daufuskie Island Foundation. Tickets are $35 and advance ferry reservations from Hilton Head Island and Savannah are required. Tickets may be purchased at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine in Bluffton, at Lester’s...
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Daufuskie Island Transportation

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Whether you are just spending the day or staying a week, you will need land transportation. Some rental properties include a golf cart in which case you just need transportation to get to there. When a property does not include a cart, you may need to rent one for your...
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Chase Allen American Made Winner!

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Chase Allen isn’t just a local artist or the owner of The Iron Fish Gallery on Daufuskie Island, now he’s the Audience Choice for Martha Stewart’s American Made competition. But really, he’s a craftsman who loves what he does and wants to help others out. After acquiring a degree in...
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