Pawley’s Island has its own early warning system for hurricanes. Legend has it that a mysterious man dressed all in grey appears to certain individuals or couples and warns them of approaching hurricanes. These tales are usually told after each hurricane, where one lucky couple or family was spared because a man in grey approached them and either warned them directly to move inland or merely appeared before them before vanishing and the sight of him was sufficient for them to take heed of the warning and move inland.
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- Pawley's Island, SC
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- 33.43118217350266, -79.11971468623051
- Georgetown County, South Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Pawleys Island, SC (0.2 mi.)
Murrells Inlet, SC (9.4 mi.)
Georgetown, SC (10.8 mi.)
Garden City, SC (12.9 mi.)
Surfside Beach, SC (14.7 mi.)
Bucksport, SC (16.2 mi.)
Socastee, SC (18.8 mi.)
Forestbrook, SC (22.2 mi.)
Myrtle Beach, SC (22.3 mi.)
Andrews, SC (25.5 mi.)
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