Carolina Snaps

From small towns to southern icons, learn about South Carolina with these 60 second videos.
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps

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Standing over 65 feet tall and 25 feet wide, the Angel Oak on John’s Island, near Charleston, SC, is believed to be the largest live oak tree east of the Mississippi river.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps

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Modjeska Monteith Simkins is known as the "matriarch of civil rights activists" in South Carolina. Born in Columbia in 1899, Simkins spent her adult life fighting for equality and advocating for human...
Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps
Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps

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South Carolina native Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off on...
South Carolina Street Art | Carolina Snaps
South Carolina Street Art | Carolina Snaps

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From the coast to the upstate there’s art around every corner and on many walls across South Carolina. Artists from the Palmetto State and beyond have contributed to the thriving street art scene...
Carolina Day | Carolina Snaps
Carolina Day | Carolina Snaps

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The South Carolina exclusive holiday known as "Carolina Day" is observed every June 28th to celebrate the improbable and miraculous Patriot victory at the Battle of Sullivan's Island during the...
Daufuskie Island | Carolina Snaps
Daufuskie Island | Carolina Snaps

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Daufuskie Island is South Carolina's southernmost inhabited sea island. To this day, much of the island remains undeveloped - maintaining its rich history and natural beauty.
Dave the Potter | Carolina Snaps
Dave the Potter | Carolina Snaps

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At a time in history when teaching enslaved Africans to read and write was a punishable fine, Dave the Potter is recognized as the first to inscribe this work.