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MAP & PLACES

Editor’s note: This map shows the towns in and around Round O, S.C., that Bee / Momma / Grandma sometimes traveled to. More towns will be added as our story expands.

Round O, S.C. (Colleton County) — Home! Who lived here: Bee’s immediate family (Minnie Anna “Aunt Sister” Dodd Garris, W.B. Garris, Howard, J’Mae and Floy), plus Aunt Gus Dodd Hill and her family, Uncle Keel Dodd and his family, and Grandma Addie Kizer and Grandpa Joseph Hoffman Dodd.

Walterboro, S.C. (Colleton County) — Town! Who lived here: Aunt Kitty Dodd Smith and her family.

Around Colleton County — Small clusters of towns including not only Round O but Canadys, Cottageville, Hiotts, Catholic Hill and Jacksonboro.

Edisto River (flows through Colleton County) — The river! The Edisto River starts in the Sandhills region of west central South Carolina and flows to its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean at Edisto Beach. There is access to the river throughout Colleton County, and Bee / Momma / Grandma’s family would stay at camps along the river to go fish.

Edisto Beach, S.C. (Colleton County) — The beach! Who stayed here: Bee / Momma / Grandma’s grandparents, Grandma Addie Kizer and Grandpa Joseph Hoffman Dodd. They owned a beachfront house here, and each summer, Bee / Momma / Grandma’s family used to go down and spend a week.

Charleston, S.C. (Charleston County) — The big city! Who lived here: Aunt Bobbie Dodd Kinsey and her family.

Folly Beach, S.C. (Charleston County) — The beach! Who stayed here: For several summers, Bee / Momma / Grandma’s family rented a house here with her Aunt Bobbie Dodd Kinsey’s family.

St. Matthews, S.C. (Calhoun County) — Town to travel to! Who lived here: Aunt Bess Dodd Hiott and her family, and Aunt Jess Dodd Stack and her family. (Bee’s brother Howard met his wife, Julia Crider, here, so he later settled here and had his daughter Julia Helen and granddaughter Mary.)

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