App Brings Bluffton History To Life

bluftonbudayBluffton Buddy, an app for smartphones and tablets that portrays the people, places and traditions that make Bluffton the heart of the Lowcountry, is now available for free download in the App Store for Apple iOS devices and Google Play for Androids.

Published by Celebrate Bluffton, Inc., Bluffton Buddy takes users on a virtual tour of Bluffton’s past with stops at historic churches and homes; insights to the religious and community traditions of the Gullah people; a look at the Bluffton Movement, which started the call for secession almost 20 years before the Civil War began; a view of the oyster packing industry that once thrived in Bluffton, with six oyster factories in town; and other fascinating insights to Bluffton’s past. Bluffton Buddy has 13 stops throughout Bluffton, which are GPS-enabled to guide users to every stop.