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Statesboro Averitt Center exhibition celebrating Gullah/Geechee opens Friday
Averitt exhibition Jonathan Green
This photo shows one of Jonathan Green's paintings, "Mullet Friday," which he painted in 1997. The Averitt Center will hold an opening reception for an exhibition of Green's work, which celebrates the Gullah/Geechee culture, Friday. - photo by Special
If ever you find yourself on Pawleys Island along the coast of South Carolina, you might drive past a little street known as Dagullah Way. It features some shops, eateries and a few homes on an average palmetto, oak-lined drive. You might think it is named for a local person or family or that it is Native American in origin, but in fact it's a play on words alluding to a rich cultural heritage - the Gullah, or Geechee people.
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