Historian Walter Edgar mines the riches of the South Carolina Encyclopedia to bring you South Carolina from A to Z.

 

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AME Zion Church | South Carolina Public Radio
AME Zion Church | South Carolina Public Radio

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“A” is for African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The A.M.E. Zion church is on of the seventh largest black denominations. It had its beginnings in New York in the early 19th century and by the...
Archdale, John | South Carolina Public Radio
Archdale, John | South Carolina Public Radio

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"A" is for Archdale, John [1642-1717]. Proprietor. Governor. In 1664 Archdale was in New England. In 1681, he purchased a share of the Carolina Proprietorship in trust for his son Thomas Archdale...
Asparagus | South Carolina Public Radio
Asparagus | South Carolina Public Radio

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"A" is for Asparagus. Asparagus was an important cash crop in South Carolina from the 1910s until the mid-1930s. With cotton prices low and the boll weevil creeping closer, farmers in the "Ridge"...
Atlantic Beach | South Carolina Public Radio
Atlantic Beach | South Carolina Public Radio

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“A” is for Atlantic Beach. [Horry County; population 351]. A historically black beach community, Atlantic Beach is located fifteen miles north of Myrtle Beach. Atlantic Beach flourished during the...
Attakulla Kulla | South Carolina Public Radio
Attakulla Kulla | South Carolina Public Radio

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"A" is for Attakulla Kulla. Cherokee Leader. Diplomat. Attakull Kulla, also known as Little Carpenter was an influential leader of the Cherokees in the midd-1700s. As a diplomat, he worked to advance...