SC History

Francis Marion

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Dave Adams
Francis Marion

A historical visualization of Francis Marion's partisan campaigns during the American Revolution in South Carolina featuring the artwork of Illustrator James H. Palmer, Jr., combined with interviews of historians Walter Edgar, Roy Talbert, Christine Swager, Daniel...

Mary McLeod Bethune

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Jackie Johnson
Mary McLeod Bethune

If there were a Mount Rushmore for African-Americans, Mary McLeod Bethune would definitely be on there. She is hailed as one of the most influential African-American educators and Civil Rights figures, during the first half of the 20th century. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was...

King Hagler

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Mark Adams
King Hagler

“King Hagler” was the leader of the Catawba Indian Nation. He had a reputation as peacekeeper with other tribes and colonists. In 1751, Hagler signed a treaty with the Six Nations. In 1756, Catawba Indians fought alongside George Washington during the French and Indian War...

Ernest Frederick Hollings

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Steve Folks
Ernest F. Hollings

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1922. He graduated from The Citadel in 1942 and served as an artillery officer in World War Two. After the war, he was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives. In 1958, at age 36, he was...

John C. West

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by D. Kent
John C. West

John Carl West, Sr. served as the 109th Governor of South Carolina from 1971 to 1975. From 1977 to 1981, he was the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Joye Cottage

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's...

An Inn on York Street

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Inn on York Street

An Inn on York Street is a unique historical home that is now a working Bed and Breakfast. Over the years the home has been used as a hospital and a church. Now guests come from far and wide to stay in this relaxing Inn.

Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Hagood

Located in Pickens County, the Hagood Mill is an 1845 gristmill that is still in operation today. This living history site is on the National Register of Historic Places and has tons of things for visitors to see and do.

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

The Charleston Silver Lady on Her Name and the Stories Behind Silver

April 8, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Silver

The Charleston Silver Lady talks about how she got her name and how she acquired so many pieces of silver. She also mentions what those pieces mean to her.

#ThrowbackThursday: Governor James Edwards 1976 State of the State Address

December 12, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Edwards

James Burrows Edwards was Governor of South Carolina from 1975-1979. He was the first Republican to be elected Governor of South Carolina since Reconstruction. This State of the State Address is from January 27, 1976. “This past year there’s been one of many problems...

#ThrowbackThursday: Gov. McNair's 1968 State of the State

December 5, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
McNair

Robert Evander McNair, Sr. was the 108th governor of South Carolina, having served from 1965 to 1971. McNair was a Democrat and a pro-education governor. This State of the State Address is from McNair’s second term in office in 1968. “South Carolina is today in the midst of...

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