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The "Digital Quilt" from
Beaufort, South Carolina

 

picture of a church

"We chose the Baptist church. We chose it because it is culture. It is an old church. It is very big. A lot of people go there to worship. That is why we chose it."

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Picture of Welcome to Beaufort Sign

"We chose the Beaufort sign because it is the entry sign to Beaufort. Also because we live in Beaufort. We chose it because it is unique. There is only one Beaufort. That is why we chose to put the Beaufort Welcome sign in our digital quilt."


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picture of Grass Baskets

"We got a picture of a sweet grass basket, because of the Gullah culture. Gullahs make a lot of them. Gullahs make a lot of things by hand. It will be a big help for our quilt."


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Picture of Historic Sign

"We took a picture of a sign about the St. Helena Church. We did because we took a picture of the church. That is why we chose it."


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picture of St. Helena Church

We chose the St. Helena Church. We chose it because it is culture. It is very big. A lot of people go there to worship. That is why we chose it.

 

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Picture of Downtown Beaufort

"We got a picture of Lipsitz. I'm going downtown so I can get the picture. I hope that the picture will be as good as hundred bucks because this project is."

 

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Picture of synagogue

"We got a picture of the synagogue. It is like one of the very only synagogues still standing. Jewish people go to church there. It looks very cool. It will look great on the digital quilt."

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picture of the Gullah Grub Restaurant

"Gullah Food (The Gullah Grub Restaurant)
Gullah cooking uses African ingredients, such as okra, rice, benne (a seed), peanuts, field peas, hot peppers, sweet potatoes. It also uses local foods such as tomatoes, shrimp and other seafood."

 

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Picture of Sweet Grass Baskets

"Sweet grass baskets (roadside stand with baskets)
They are made of sweet grass and are hand woven/sewn by the Gullah people."

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updated 8/16/02