B. American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

Learn the individual stories of men and women who were involved in major events leading up to, during and after The War for Independence (1775-1783).

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Andrew Pickens, Part 6 - The "Parole"
Andrew Pickens, Part 6 - The "Parole"

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With the fall of Charleston at the hands of the British in 1780, the patriot militia officers in the area (including Pickens) laid down their arms and signed a parole, which meant that the person...
Andrew Pickens, Part 2 - Early Family History
Andrew Pickens, Part 2 - Early Family History

Audio

Dr. Rod Andrew, Jr. discusses the Pickens family’s early history, their Scots-Irish roots, and their transition from Northern Ireland to settling in the back country of colonial South Carolina. Dr...
York, Part 2 - York Parks | Palmetto Places
York, Part 2 - York Parks | Palmetto Places

Video

Kings Mountain National Military Park preserves the site of one of the bitterest battles during the American Revolution: the Battle of Kings Mountain; an engagement pitting colonial militia versus...
Jesse Powell Photos | Digital Traditions
Jesse Powell Photos | Digital Traditions

Photo

Mr. Jesse Powell is a 4th generation woodworker and wood artist. He learned the art of woodworking from watching other family members and has been exposed to this art since he was a child. He uses...
3D VR - The Powder Magazine | Let's Go!
3D VR - The Powder Magazine | Let's Go!

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Completed by 1713, The Powder Magazine is the oldest governmental building in South Carolina. This facility was used as an arsenal from 1713 - 1748 to defend the colony from the Spanish, French...