The Green Book of South Carolina is the first mobile web travel guide to African American cultural sites across South Carolina, created by the S.C. African American Heritage Commission to offer residents and visitors from around the world a user-friendly guide to discovering and celebrating enriching cultural experiences across the state of South Carolina.
The purpose of this guide is to increase awareness of the state’s African American tourism destinations and encourage travelers to become immersed in the compelling story of African Americans in South Carolina.
-Covers every county in South Carolina
-Mobile-first, web-based guide
-More than 300 listings with descriptions, photos, tags & more
-Browse listings A-Z or by category:
o Historic Markers
o Historic Churches (incl. brush arbors & praise houses)
o Historic Schools and HBCUs
o Historic Districts & Sites
o Historic Cemeteries
o Cultural Attractions
-Base criteria for inclusion is if a site is on National Register or has a State Historic Marker
-Potential to print and distribute the guide in the future with additional sponsorship or other funding
This mobile travel guide showcases attractions and sites for a diverse audience, allowing travelers to plan their ultimate, customized itineraries across South Carolina by quickly searching through categories such as historic districts, markers, churches and more to find the attractions that most suit their interests. With an interface similar to that of a tourism app, the guide features detailed listings with descriptions, images, categories and map points, designed with the mobile smartphone or tablet user in mind. The Green Book of South Carolina includes sites and attractions from every county in South Carolina.