278 to Lighthouse Road

278 to Lighthouse Road

A podcast about Hilton Head Island and the lowcountry. This show explores the history of the area along with tourism, business, environment and more.


Albert the Gator, Charles Fraser & JFK: Meet David Pearson

July 1, 2021

If there is one person who had the biggest impact in putting Hilton Head on the map besides Charles Fraser it would be David Pearson. In this episode David shares with us the story behind two photos that went worldwide and garnered major attention for...

Bonus Music Episode for 4th of July

June 30, 2021

Welcome back Brian Eichenberger from the podcast "Rock and Roll Bedtime Stories". One of the artists Brian and I discuss once owned property in Sea Pines back in the 1990's. That is the only connection to HHI in this show. Brian and I talk about five...

A Night at the Movies: Park Plaza Cinema with Lucie Mann

June 24, 2021

Park Plaza Cinema is the long time movie theater at the south end of the island and located near the Greenwood gate to Sea Pines. In this episode we talk with Lucie Mann about the theater they have owned since 2010. Lucie shares with us some of the...

Bonus Episode: June 23, 2021 Sea Turtle Update

June 23, 2021

Amber Kuehn from the Sea Turtle Patrol provides an update on the Sea Turtle Nesting Season. Find out how it is going on HHI!

Golf and sports on Hilton Head: A conversation with Mark King

June 17, 2021

Mark King is a long term resident of Hilton Head. He has been involved in the golf and sports industry during his career on the island. In this episode Mark starts with the different ownership groups involved on Hilton Head over the years, the...

Reflections on Sea Pines and Charles Fraser with Jim Light

June 10, 2021

Jim Light worked in Sea Pines with Charles Fraser in the late 60's and 70's. He guided Sea Pines through some very rough financial times when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates significanlty. Jim shares stories about working with Charles,...