On visiting Beaufort, your eyes are immediately drawn to the water.
Whether you’re crossing over Gallant’s Channel coming into Beaufort from points west, or strolling along Front Street and gazing across Taylor’s Creek – you’re confronted by water.
From nearly every point along Front Street, you’re faced with that collection of islands, marshes, and strips of sand that offer Taylor’s Creek its southern border, and its very definition as a body of water distinct from the surrounding rivers, channels, and sounds.
As we all know, that collection of islands, marshes, and strips of sand bears the name Rachel Carson. [Read more…]