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

 
Hunter, John | South Carolina Public Radio
Hunter, John | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hunter, John (d. 1802). Congressman, U.S. senator. Little is known about Hunter’s early life. He owned considerable real estate in Pendleton District. In 1785, he was elected to the General...
Hurricanes | South Carolina Public Radio
Hurricanes | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hurricanes. The term “hurricane” comes from the West Indian word “hurrican,” which means “big wind.” Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale based on...
Hunting | South Carolina Public Radio
Hunting | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hunting. Hunting has long been an important component of the Palmetto State’s culture. Indians hunted a wide assortment of game for food from as early as 13,000 B.C.E. Colonists also...
Hutty, Alfred Heber | South Carolina Public Radio
Hutty, Alfred Heber | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hutty, Alfred Heber (1877-1954). Artist. A native of Michigan, Hutty attended the Art Student League in Woodstock, New York. In 1919, in pursuit of a warmer place to spend winters, he...
Horry, Peter | South Carolina Public Radio
Horry, Peter | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Horry, Peter (ca. 1743-1815) Planter, soldier, legislator. In 1775, Peter Horry was commissioned a captain in the Second South Carolina Regiment. By 1780, he commanded the Fifth South...