Darley went LIVE on FOX 24 in Charleston, South Carolina to share insights into her latest adventures in her home state along The Liberty Trail in Charleston and South Carolina’s Lowcountry with Leyla Gulen. Watch the segment!
Darley grew up in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and recently completed her 51st half hour of Emmy Award-nominated “Travels with Darley.” She returned to South Carolina to film last fall, taking on The Liberty Trail, a brand new trail that runs throughout the state of South Carolina and connects travelers to destinations featuring Revolutionary War history. Parks, battlefields, museums, and churches, along with landmarks in Charleston, Moncks Corner, McClellanville and the Francis Marion National Forest, bring to life key events and people in South Carolina’s 18th-century history that are often overshadowed by the war that unfolded further north.
“Travels with Darley: Charleston & The Liberty Trail” is broadcasting across the nation on PBS stations. It recently broadcast in South Carolina on SC-ETV and repeats again on March 19 at 11AM on ETV World. The episode also drops on streaming sites through Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku and beyond and through Ovation TV’s JOURNY March 1st.
Newman’s episode explores South Carolina history with a health dose of food, culture and outdoor adventures. At Hampton Plantation and at The Grocery with James Beard Award-nominated Chef Kevin Johnson, she charts the history and modern flavors of Carolina Gold rice. The “Charleston & The Liberty Trail” episode also features Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, T.W. Graham & Co. in McClellanville and Gillie’s Seafood, where Chef Sean Mendes helps Darley add her grandmother to his wall of grandmas. Newman takes viewers to historic landmarks in Charleston and Berkeley County, like Marion Square, Hopsewee Plantation, Mepkin Abbey, St. James-Santee Parish Episcopal Church and Biggin Church and attends a Revolutionary War reenactment at Fort Fair Lawn. In the Francis Marion National Forest, Chris Crolley of Coastal Expeditions takes Darley kayaking at the site of a Revolutionary War battle. In Charleston, Alphonso Brown leads Darley to historic homes and shares Gullah cultural insights.
“Travels with Darley” takes viewers on U.S. and international adventures with a focus on the history, food, music and art that reflects diverse cultures and traditions. The series started on Verizon Digital and PBS and is also now available on Create TV, Ovation TV’s JOURNY, Amazon Prime, and Wondrium. An engaging speaker and travel expert, Newman is also known for her adventures horseback riding the globe for the popular PBS series EQUITREKKING.