VideoOriginally belonging to the Cherokee Nation, a treaty with settlers in 1755 successfully made a settlement in the South Carolina "back country." This settlement would become the county of Abbeville...
Palmetto Places is a series of 30-minute programs that explored and celebrated the architectural and cultural heritage of South Carolina's small towns and countryside.
General - South Carolina History
Palmetto Places is a series of 30-minute programs that explored and celebrated the architectural and cultural heritage of South Carolina's small towns and countryside. Travel with host Joanna Angle as she explores historic houses, public buildings, and country stores. Joanna also talks with local artists, painters, sculptors, weavers, writers, storytellers, and musicians. (From our Streamline collection)
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VideoWhen the Boykin family deeded the land to Israel Mathis in 1786, nine acres were reserved for a dam across Swift Creek. The mill dam proved to be a great location for water power, and would benefit...
VideoIn 1865, the community of Cheraw unwillingly played host to General William T. Sherman’s Union troops. Miraculously, the town was unharmed. Today, the Cheraw State Park is South Carolina’s oldest...
VideoSettled around 1750, when Pennsylvania farmers came searching for new grazing ground for cattle, the town of Chester still bears its Pennsylvanian and English roots. The area also served as a buffer...
VideoJoanna Angle gives a brief overview on the history of Conway: Its founding, everyday life, and economic impacts.
VideoDarlington was one of three counties created in 1785 from the old Cheraw district. It was presumed, by architect Robert Mills, to be named after Colonel Darlington, a hero of the American Revolution...
VideoDenmark, located less than an hour’s drive South of Columbia, was once a bustling railroad center, created by the building of the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company. The town was once called...
VideoThe name “Edgefield” derives from its location at the edge of Indian battlefields. Edgefield’s reputation for being a political hot bed was enhanced by events that occurred in the home called Oakley...
VideoEdisto is one of South Carolina’s last unspoiled barrier islands; a mystical land of wide, white beaches, lagoons, and marshes of green and gold. The Edisto Island Museum shares insights of the island...
VideoFort Mill’s name originates from a fort built by the British (to protect the town from Shawnee and Cherokee attacks), and a grist mill. Today, it is the only town in the United States named Fort Mill...