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By Paul Miles

ISBN-10: 0738587362

ISBN-13: 9780738587363

ISBN-10: 1531658512

ISBN-13: 9781531658519

it sort of feels not likely position as faraway the overwhelmed tune as Aiken, South Carolina, could develop into the popular wintering position for the denizens of recent York society. yet from the overdue 1800s, the main famous names in America—the Vanderbilts, the Whitneys, or even the Roosevelts—began coming to this captivating Southern urban to flee the chilly, chill out one of the oaks, and play. And play they did, constructing Aiken as a world polo capital and a top-rated position to journey, hunt, and golfing. Aiken has a lot historical past past the people often called the wintry weather colonists. Legends of the area’s restorative powers date again to local americans. Aiken additionally boasts an grand variety of files, together with the vacation spot for the world’s longest railroad in 1833 and the second-oldest 18-hole golfing path within the usa, the Palmetto golfing membership, in-built 1892.

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