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By Jane Page Thompson,Linda Knox McLean

In 1869, newspaper articles touted Aiken as a future health and delight hotel with the world�s biggest wood resort. Swirling social lifestyles and wearing motion endured throughout the battle years, while the ladies of society carried on neighborhood traditions. In 1950, Aiken used to be bustling with scientists and engineers who relocated to paintings on the Savannah River web site. The final half the 20 th century observed swelling crowds at polo fits, steeplechase races, fox hunts, golfing classes, and cultural amusements. within the early twenty first century, many Aiken carrying traditions mark milestone anniversaries. on the heart of every thing is Hitchcock Woods, a forest paradise, pine-topped cathedral, and equestrian playground that continues to be open year-round. The Hitchcock Woods beginning was once confirmed to protect this treasure in the middle of Aiken. The Aiken Horse convey, held each one spring, and Blessing of the Hounds, hung on Thanksgiving, are of the main respected of Aiken�s wearing traditions.

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