VideoThis series was produced by WRJA-TV in Sumter to provide short segments on interesting, significant, historical people, places and events in our state's history. Segments include: History of the...
Eye on the Past
Hosted by Bruce Mayer, this series was produced by WRJA-TV in Sumter to provide short segments on interesting, significant historical people, places and events in our state's history.
Segments include: History of the Revolutionary War Battle at Hobkirk's Hill, Melrose Plantation:The Home of Mattew Singleton in the High Hills of Santee, Story of the Old Sumter, Courthouse, History of the CSS Hunley Submarine, and Story of the Civil War Battle at Dingle's Mill. (From our Streamline collection)
VideoBrief history of the Revolutionary War Battle of Camden, S.C. that occurred August 16, 1780.
VideoSumter native Clara Louise Kellogg is featured. Kellogg became a world-renowned opera soprano singer in the mid-late 1800s.
VideoBrief history of the CSS Hunley submarine. The Hunley became the first submarine to sink a federal warship, the U.S.S Housatonic.
VideoDaniel Decatur Emmitt, the New Yorker who penned the song "Dixie."
VideoStory of the Civil War battle at Dingle’s Mill, south of Sumter, S.C.
VideoHistory of the Grace Baptist Church in Sumter, S.C.
VideoBrief history of the Revolutionary War Battle of Hobkirk Hill in Camden S.C. that occurred in April 1781.