Heyward Hutson's battle to preserve, restore Flowertown

The Post and Courier profiles the man who is a major force behind the preservation of historic Flowertown area, Heyward Hutson.

An excerpt:
One of the society's most significant accomplishments has been the purchase and preservation of the old Summerville Town Hall with private funds. Hutson's great-great-grandfather, Robert I. Limehouse, built the hall. The group also is responsible for saving the Dorchester County Hospital building, now used as a county services building.

Hutson strives to maintain the features that drew the first flood of visitors to Summerville more than 150 years ago. A significant portion of those who visited did so because a congress of physicians meeting in Paris in 1898 declared it one of the healthiest places in the world and excellent for recovering from respiratory illnesses.

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