The S.C. Ports Authority seems to be having trouble selling the waterfront property at Port Royal. There is no right way to do a wrong thing. A new appraisal is not needed as it appears 30 pieces of silver would suffice. As state property, it belongs to the people of South Carolina.
America has an ideal conservation system started by President Roosevelt that ensures park lands be set aside for everyone, for all time.
This property could be a national, state or county park, providing access to local waters, with the wharf structures already in place for excursions across the river to Santa Elena. It would draw tourist dollars.
To sell property that could be a profitable park is shortsighted. Where would the money go? If everyone would work together and get the park in place, the remaining acreage would be more valuable and desirable for investors.
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