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David Bancroft Johnson

May 26, 2020 - Posted in History
David Bancroft Johnson

As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the Peabody Education Board in Boston, Massachusetts, and founded Winthrop...

Andrew Jackson | SC Hall of Fame

January 23, 2020 - Posted in History
Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina in 1767. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson became a lawyer and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was the first Democrat elected U.S. President, serving from 1829-1837. During his...

Thomas Lynch Jr. | SC Hall of Fame

June 8, 2017 - Posted in History
Thomas Lynch Jr.

Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Lynch, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical reenactment, this program details the events surrounding Lynch’s life, his role in our country’s war...

Jasper Johns | SC Hall of Fame

January 11, 2016 - Posted in History by David Sanford Adams
Jasper Johns

A glimpse into the life of ground-breaking artist Jasper Johns, tracing the origins of his highly stylistic work and the birth of an art movement.