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Charleston Rice History Commemorative Plaque

This plaque commemorates the first successful rice planting in the Charleston South Carolina colony in the 1670's starting the rice growing culture of the South known as Madagascar gold.  The plaque was approved by the Historic Commission of Charleston South Carolina.  The plaque is attached to a thick slice of an olive tree trunk. Dimensions: Metal plaque: Height: 40.5 cm (15.94 inches) Width: 30.5 cm (12 inches) Wood plaque: Height: 70 cm (27.55 inches) Width: 64.5 cm (25.39 inches) Weight: 18 kg (39.68 lbs)