Welcome to Our site focuses on the history of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s Rice Kingdom. In addition to content that will orient you if this is your first excursion into the history of Atlantic rice culture, the site’s interactive map and reference content is useful to those of you researching rice agriculture, the persons engaged in the industry, or the curious about individual plantations. Please explore our site and let us hear from you. The origins of are in James Tuten's research for Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom (USC Press, September 2010). Find out more through the 'About' tab.