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Encyclopedia > Combahee River

The Combahee River is a short blackwater river (length needed) in the Southern Lowcountry region of South Carolina formed at the confluence of the Salkehatchie and Little Salkehatchie rivers near the Islandton community of Colleton County. Part of its lower drainage basin combines with the Ashepoo and Edisto's to form the ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge. The Combahee empties into St. Helena Sound near Beaufort, which in turn empties into the Atlantic Ocean.

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HARRIET TUBMAN (959 words)
The Combahee strategy was formulated by Harriet Tubman as an outcome of her penetrations of the enemy lines and her belief that the Combahee River countryside was ripe for a successful invasion.
The Combahee River, a narrow, jagged stream that ran about fifty miles into the interior of the State, began at the Sound: and on its banks were rice fields and marshes.
The Negroes fled to the gunboats and the slavemasters skedaddled inland.
South Carolina Rivers - SCPPA provides canoe kayak raft sales, rental, instruction, information, on recreation paddling ... (1191 words)
Located in the 340,000 acre ACE Basin, this Lowcountry tidewater river is gentle and predictably beautiful with a rich wildlife and plantation heritage.
The Ashley, a designated S.C. Scenic River, was once the main highway of plantations during the 18th and 19th centuries, and is an estuary of great natural beauty with a delicate ecosystem flourishing where rice culture once thrived.
Designated a National Wild and Scenic River in 1974, the river begins in Nantahala Nationl Forest, passes through Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area, and is bordered by Sumter and Chattahoochee National Forests.
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