Dawfuskie River

The island south of Hilton Head is known by its Indian name of Dawfuskie Island, variously spelled D’Awfoskee, Daufuskie, etc.; the deep channel between the two islands is designated as Dawfuskie River and as Dawfuskie Sound on several early maps.  It is now called Calibogue Sound.

Peeples, Robert E.H., An Index to Hilton Head Island Names (Before the Contemporary Development), p.11

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