VideoStanding over 65 feet tall and 25 feet wide, the Angel Oak on John’s Island, near Charleston, SC, is believed to be the largest live oak tree east of the Mississippi river.
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps
VideoModjeska Monteith Simkins is known as the "matriarch of civil rights activists" in South Carolina. Born in Columbia in 1899, Simkins spent her adult life fighting for equality and advocating for human...
Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps
VideoSouth Carolina native Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off on...
South Carolina Street Art | Carolina Snaps
VideoFrom the coast to the upstate there’s art around every corner and on many walls across South Carolina. Artists from the Palmetto State and beyond have contributed to the thriving street art scene...
Cecil Williams South Carolina Civil Rights Museum | Carolina Snaps
VideoFounded in 2019 by acclaimed civil rights photographer Cecil Williams, the Cecil Williams South Carolina Civil Rights Museum is the Palmetto State’s first and only civil rights museum.
South Carolina State Parks | Carolina Snaps
VideoSouth Carolina is home to 47 state parks which provide a unique landscape of the state's history.
Carolina Day | Carolina Snaps
VideoThe South Carolina exclusive holiday known as "Carolina Day" is observed every June 28th to celebrate the improbable and miraculous Patriot victory at the Battle of Sullivan's Island during the...
Daufuskie Island | Carolina Snaps
VideoDaufuskie Island is South Carolina's southernmost inhabited sea island. To this day, much of the island remains undeveloped - maintaining its rich history and natural beauty.
The Trail of Tears | History In A Nutshell
VideoJoin our cartoon avatar host as he takes viewers through a brief expose on the events leading up to the forced removal of Native American tribes from the eastern United States. After the American...
Dave the Potter | Carolina Snaps
VideoAt a time in history when teaching enslaved Africans to read and write was a punishable fine, Dave the Potter is recognized as the first to inscribe this work.