ETV Classics Classroom

ETV Classics is a digital series featuring some of viewer's favorite shows from South Carolina ETV's vault.

ETV Classics is a digital series featuring some of viewer's favorite shows from South Carolina ETV's vault. The handpicked classics will beckon your nostalgia for art, history, how-to, nature, and more as each episode features a different show.

Lancaster, Part 1
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The early settlers of the 1750’s, mostly Scots-Irish Presbyterians, settled in the upper-Catawba valley, searching for fertile land, and a hopeful future. Time passed, and this area would become known...
James Island, Part 1
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James Island was first established as “Jamestown” in 1671. In the early 1700s, an Anglican parish was established here, but rebelling Scottish Presbyterians branched off and formed their own...
Hartsville, Part 1
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Joanna Angle discusses the early history of Hartsville, South Carolina, and its founder, Thomas Edwards Hart. In addition to being a farmer, Thomas Hart was also a merchant, peace-keeper, the first...
Greenwood, Part 1
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Greenwood County is known as “The Railroad Center for Western South Carolina.” Joanna Angle discusses the early history of Greenwood County, and talks about one of Greenwood’s most well known...
Gaffney, Part 1
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In this first segment, Joanna Angle discusses the early history of Gaffney, South Carolina. Gaffney is popular for its mineral deposits, attracting settlers to the area since the late 1700s. Gaffney...
Fort Mill
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Fort 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...
Edisto
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Edisto 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...
Edgefield
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The 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...
Darlington
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Darlington 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...
Conway
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Joanna Angle gives a brief overview on the history of Conway: Its founding, everyday life, and economic impacts.