ROADSIDE FOOD STANDS STEEPEDIN HILTON HEAD HISTORY
Before the developers, before the tourists, before The bridges, Hilton Head Island was a much different place. A much simpler place.
Following the Civil War, Union troops left newly freed slaves behind to fend for themselves. As property became available, many freedmen used their hard-earned money to purchase land in areas such as Baynard, Squire Pope and Chaplin.