Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony Website Project

Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to Thursday, June 30, 2016
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Websites, Mobile Apps, and Online Media
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Ecology, forestry, and agriculture | Education and learning science | History/policy/law | Social science and psychology
Organization:
ETV Endowment of South Carolina
Description: 

Between the Waters is a website and interactive virtual tour that will showcase the culture and history of Hobcaw Barony, a 17,500 acre historic site in Georgetown, South Carolina, which is arguably the setting for a greater confluence of humanities themes than any other in the state. Using the website’s artifacts, structures and landmarks as storytelling cues, Between the Waters will connect material culture to the lives of those who inhabited Hobcaw and interpret their history for the general public. The non-linear navigation of Between the Waters will encourage inquiry, analysis and deductive reasoning, giving visitors the skills and incentive to explore and reflect upon the multifaceted story of Hobcaw Barony, how it has helped to shape the American present and its implications for the future of South Carolina and the country.

Funder(s): 
NEH
Award Number: 
GI-50675-14
Funding Amount: 
294154

Team Members

Betsy NewmanBetsy NewmanPrincipal Investigator

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