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Eliza Lucas Pinckney

March 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our state.

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

March 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. To learn more about Sallie...

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from...

The Southern African American Heritage Center

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Southern African American Heritage Center

Founded in 2010, The Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the contributions of members of the community of Chesterfield County. The museum is open Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. For more information visit http://www...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

March 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113...

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Invades SC Classrooms

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Steve Folks
The Southern Campaign for the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

G is for Gullah

March 17, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the...

South Carolina's Smallest Town

March 14, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

Mary Boykin Chestnut

March 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Mary Boykin Chestnut

5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South...

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two...

South Carolina's Cooper River

March 7, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Cooper River

The Cooper River has made a huge impact on the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The river, known as the "cradle of history," still makes a huge economic impact as an important commercial waterway for Berkeley County.

F is for Falls Park

March 3, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
F is for Falls Park

Jordan Franklin, manager at Falls Park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, talks about this wonderful park.

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

March 2, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds achieved national recognition as an advocate for historic preservation. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 1939. In 1947, she founded the Historic Charleston Foundation and served as Director. In 1971, she received the Louise...

The History of Glendale Mill

March 1, 2017 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by J. Turner and C. Drosos
Glendale Cotton Mill

Upstate South Carolina is littered with the remains of many beautiful textile mills that helped to build the community. One such mill with a particularly interesting story is Glendale Mill, known today as Glendale Shoals. Dr. B.G. Stephens, a historical expert and native of...

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