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Darrell Kendrick at the Landy West hash house in West Springs, SC
Darrell Kendrick at the Landy West hash house in West Springs, SC

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Family and friends gather during Fourth of July and Labor Day of each year at the Landy West hash house near Glenn Springs, SC to taste some of hashmaster Darryl Kendrick’s hash. Kendrick inherited the hash tradition of Landy West through marriage. Kendrick’s use of Landy’s fabled pot, “Bo-Jack”, recalls the memories and lore associated with Landy West, maintaining a viable connection to the old hashmaster. Kendrick is at the center of the arduous 16-hour cooking vigil. When asked why he continues to do something that is so labor-intensive and time-consuming, Kendrick responds, “It is something I thoroughly enjoy doing.” People come from as far away as North Carolina and Georgia to stock up on Kendrick’s version of Landy’s West popular hash.

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bullet icon Hash tradition (03:39)

Darrell Kendrick and his son Blake discuss importance of hash tradition.

bullet icon Joel Stover discusses regional differences in barbecue (02:29)

bullet icon "Bo Jack" the pot (02:56)

Ray McLees gives the history of the famous Landy West pot, “Bo Jack”

bullet icon Troy Brewington describes cooter stew (02:38)

bullet icon Rabbit as the “Cadillac of hashes” (01:56)

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