March Factoids

March

Dates below are from the March 2017 calendar.*

1

Our Women's History Month Collection features women from many walks of life!

National Pig Day.  Listen to the Three Little Pigs (Flash Interactive) in both English and Gullah by Aunt Pearlie Sue. (Gullah Net) 

 

2

March Features on Knowitall

Old Stuff Day.  Visit the following places that focus on preserving history:

 

11

Mary Boykin Chesnut’s diary is valued as the most accurate picture of what really happened during the era of the Confederacy. Watch a reenactment of Mary's diary entry from March 11, 1861. (Idella Bodie)

 

15

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. (Southern Campaign)

 

17

Submarine Day.  Eye Wonder's D.V. meets a submarine captain who tells him all about the science and technology of submarines and how they can be used to collect samples and data for other scientists. (Eye Wonder)

 

22

This city of Columbia bicentennial time capsule was sealed December 31, 1986. It is to be opened March 22, 2036 on Columbia’s 250th birthday.  (Let's Go!)

 

20

On March 20, 1969 Coretta Scott King marched with black workers from Local 1199-B, the Nursing Home Employees Union in Charleston, SC. (Road Trip)

 

26

The unveiling of this African American History Monument on March 26, 2001, made South Carolina the first of the fifty states to have a monument dedicated to black history on the grounds of its state capitol. (Let's Go!)

 

 

Related Media