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

 
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Beech Island | South Carolina Public Radio
Beech Island | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Beech Island [Aiken County; population 4,834]. Named for the beech trees growing in the wetlands of the nearby Savannah River swamp—and possibly a dead river island—Beech Island began in...
Berkeley County | South Carolina Public Radio
Berkeley County | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Berkeley County [1,098 sq. miles; population 142,651]. Created on May 10, 1682, Berkeley was one of South Carolina's first three counties. It was named for two of the Lords Proprietors...