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Travel through a land enchanted with southern gothic lore and deep with history by way of photo and video interviews.

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Penn Center

Rooted in history, nestled in the heart of marshlands, and centrally located between beautiful beaches and a thriving coastal town sits Penn Center, formally known as Penn School. Founded in 1862 by Laura Towne and Ellen Murray, Penn School was established as one of the first schools for freed African-American slaves living on St. Helena … Continue reading Penn Center

Ronald McNair Memorial

Dr. Ronald E. McNair a native of Lake City, South Carolina became the second African American to fly in space aboard the STS-41-B in 1978. McNair’s life was sadly brought to an end on January 28, 1986 during the Challenger spaceship disaster. Since his death, McNair has been honored with the Congressional Space Medal of Honors … Continue reading Ronald McNair Memorial

The UFO Welcome Center

In 1994, Jody Pendarvis built a dilapidated UFO Welcome Center in rural Bowman, South Carolina, which quickly became a popular destination for travelers and tourist alike. Last summer while location scouting, Faith Creech and Michael Tolbert stumbled upon this unique attraction and immediately knew they needed it for the film. They even based the character Jericho (Jon … Continue reading The UFO Welcome Center

Urban Pilgrim Project

Blogging the Creation and Evolution of Urban Pilgrim Project. With the launch of Urban Pilgrim Project, I wanted to take a look back at the evolution and creation of this interactive experience. Blogged on April 2, 2015 Recently because of Phantomythography: A Young Ghost Comes of Age, I’ve taken notice in glitch art. Glitch art is created using … Continue reading Urban Pilgrim Project

Wood: A Family Affair

Wood: A Family Affair is a documentary film about a family of three-generation loggers in Little Mountain, SC. Rain or shine Richard Kinard can be found selling firewood to local community members off of Highway 76 located in Little Mountain, South Carolina. This has become a hobby for the 80 year old who has worked … Continue reading Wood: A Family Affair