Let's Go!

Virtual reality tours of some of South Carolina’s most interesting historical sites on your desktop computer or the Matterport App. Each tour includes an overview video and photo gallery.

Grades 3-12

Check out virtual reality tours of some of South Carolina’s most interesting historical sites on your desktop computer or the Matterport App. Each tour includes an overview video and photo gallery.

In 2020, SCETV won a Bronze Telly Award in the "Immersive & Mixed Reality Craft-Use of VR" category for Let's Go! View the press release. The Telly Awards annually showcase the best work created within television and across video for all screens. Receiving more than 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers from around the world.

In 2018, SCETV won the Gold AVA Digital Award for Knowitall's Let's Go! View the press release. 

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3D VR - Benjamin Mays Historical Site | Let's Go!
3D VR - Benjamin Mays Historical Site | Let's Go!

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Dr. Benjamin E. Mays' childhood home is the focal point of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site, a destination for individuals and groups interested in learning about the life of one...
3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!
3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!

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The mission of the Catawba Cultural Center is to preserve, protect, promote and maintain the rich cultural heritage of the Catawba Indian Nation through efforts in archives, archeology, tribal...
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Home | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Home | Let's Go!

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Fort Hill, the antebellum plantation of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina’s pre-eminent 19th century statesman, started as a four-room Clergy Hall. Through a succession of Calhoun-Clemson women, Fort...
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Office | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Office | Let's Go!

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Inside John C. Calhoun's office, located at Fort Hill Plantation in Clemson, SC. CREDIT: Sarah Pritchard, 2019 ETV Endowment Intern (Digital Media/Knowitall) Click play to view the tour on your device
3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!
3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!

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The H.L. Hunley submarine made history during the American Civil War when she became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat. In February 1864, the Hunley, under command of Lieutenant...
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR | Let's Go!

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The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
3D VR - Modjeska Monteith Simkins House | Let's Go
3D VR - Modjeska Monteith Simkins House | Let's Go

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Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...

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Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Columbia and Richland County's historic and cultural heritage.