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By Jane Page Thompson,Linda Knox McLean

In 1869, newspaper articles touted Aiken as a wellbeing and fitness and enjoyment inn with the world�s greatest wood resort. Swirling social existence and wearing motion persisted through the conflict years, whilst 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 website. The final 1/2 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 little thing is Hitchcock Woods, a forest paradise, pine-topped cathedral, and equestrian playground that continues to be open year-round. The Hitchcock Woods beginning used to be verified to protect this treasure in the center of Aiken. The Aiken Horse exhibit, held every one spring, and Blessing of the Hounds, hung on Thanksgiving, are of the main respected of Aiken�s wearing traditions.

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