Arbor Day Memorial for Wes Burlingame

Arbor Day Memorial for Wes Burlingame

David Dethero and Historic Flat Rock, Inc. dedicate a Franklinia Tree at The Preserve and Bird Sanctuary Historic Flat Rock, Inc. on April 30, 2021   The Bartram Family and the Franklinia Tree Georgia was a British colony when in 1765 John and William Bartram observed...
Bartram R. Bear

Bartram R. Bear

Let’s Cultivate Curiosity  Bartram R. Bear represents three generations of the “First Family of Botany in America”.  The botany movement consisted of farmers, politicians, and explorers who were passionate about native plants.  The function of illustration and written...
Dolce Far Niente by Missy Schenck

Dolce Far Niente by Missy Schenck

A Lowndes family history Since the early days of the colony that became known as “The Little Charleston of the Mountains,” the Lowndes family of Charleston was here. Of English descent, they were planters who made their fortunes in sugar and rice and public servants...