South Carolina Counties

The state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties. Learn more about each county by selecting a county below to explore people, places and events.

The state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties. Learn more about each county by selecting a county below to explore people, places and events.

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Joe Neal | SC African American History Calendar
Episode 8

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Rev. Joseph H. Neal was born on August 31, 1950 to the late Mrs. Laverne Kohn Neal and the late Rev. C.R. Neal of Hopkins, S.C. He was the third of four children. His compassion for people at an early...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 1
Episode 1

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Archaeologists from the University of South Carolina’s Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology made a key discovery: ancient stone tools indicating that Ice Age humans lived here in South Carolina...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 5
Episode 5

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Host Jim Welch speaks with Dr. Albert Goodyear of the University of South Carolina’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, and Dr. Dennis Stanford of the Smithsonian Institution. Here, they...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 4
Episode 4

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The Topper Site discovery is the latest example illustrating the controversy that exists in American archaeology today – concerning when and how did man first arrive in the Western hemisphere?
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 2
Episode 2

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The archaeologists from the University of South Carolina conduct experiments to better understand how these ancient tools were made and functioned. Artifacts at the site must not only be found, but...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 3
Episode 3

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Volunteers are crucial to these archaeological dig sites; they not only donate time and money for research, but also get the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognized scientists and experts.
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper | Carolina Stories
Episode 2

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Georgia O’Keeffe sought to find a place where she could not only support herself financially, but also where her artistic career could grow. O’Keeffe came to Columbia, South Carolina in 1915, where...