The State Newspaper: New mobile guide highlights ‘hidden gems’ of SC’s African-American history
BY LEZLIE PATTERSON
Special to The State
In 1936, the Green Book guided African-American travelers to safe harbors and welcoming establishments across the United States. Now, the Green Book of South Carolina mobile guide – debuting today, April 30 – will guide tourists of all races and cultures to more than 300 historically significant African-American sites in the Palmetto state.
“Our guide acknowledges the early experience for African-American travelers, but also shares the promise of what African-Americans can find in South Carolina today,” said Dawn Dawson-House, director of corporate communications at the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and a key adviser to the Green Book of South Carolina project.
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