Dorchesters new park could hold historic lode
SUMMERVILLE — Dorchester County’s newest park property spans a singular scenic stretch of the Ashley River.
It may have once held Gen. William Moultrie’s “lost fort,” one of the most significant regional Revolutionary War sites still to be located.
One more thing made the purchase irresistible: This park just might make money.
“Canoe and paddleboat rentals, shelter rentals, festivals, weddings, there’s so many resources out there. The entire canvas is a blank slate that can actually pay for itself, in my opinion,” said Tom O’Rourke, Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission executive director, who was consulted on the purchase.
Read more in tomorrow’s The Post and Courier.