S.C. State Symbols

Learn more about some of South Carolina's symbols in these videos! 

Want to learn more about South Carolina? You can view the State Symbols & Emblems by visiting the South Carolina State House Student Connection website. This area of the website includes, Seals, Flags, Emblems, Plants & Edibles, Dances, Music & Poets, Gems, Rocks, Gardens & Fossils, Animals & Other Living Things, Museums & Honored Sites, Language & Arts, Colors & Textiles.  Also available are South Carolina's State Beverage, Flower, Fruit, Grass, Hospitality Beverage, Picnic Cuisine, Snack, Tree, Vegetable, and Wildflower.

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Columbia | South Carolina Public Radio
Columbia | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Columbia (Richland County; 2010 population 130,493). Named for Christopher Columbus and created in 1786 as the nation’s first truly planned capital city, Columbia has a unique history...
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 5 - Longleaf Pine Habitat
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 5 - Longleaf Pine Habitat

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Rudy and Jim walk through a longleaf pine habitat, and come across a loblolly pine with a red-cockaded woodpecker nest. We also see Turkey oak trees, and yellow jessamine flowers. The yellow jessamine...
Anne Worsham Richardson | S.C. Hall of Fame
Anne Worsham Richardson | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Known as the “Charleston Bird Lady,” Anne Worsham Richardson (1919-2012), renowned wildlife artist, was sometimes dubbed the Audubon of her time. No other South Carolinian has done more to portray the...
Loggerhead Turtle | South Carolina Public Radio
Loggerhead Turtle | South Carolina Public Radio

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“L” is for Loggerhead Turtle. State Reptile. The loggerhead turtle, a threatened species, is one of the world’s eight living species of turtles and evolved some sixty-five million to seventy million...