A. Native American Heritage | Periscope

Photo: Native American child dressed in traditional tribal attire

Take a look at a map of South Carolina and you will see how important Native American heritage is to the state. Oconee, Enoree, Saluda, Pee Dee -- all names given to us by the first South Carolinians.

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Native American Place Names in South Carolina
Native American Place Names in South Carolina

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Here are some of the meanings of these names: * Enoree -- River of Muscadines * Santee -- Safety, Protection * Cheraw -- Fire * Chatooga -- Rocky Waters * Tamassee -- Place of the Sunlight of God *...
Stone Tool Found at Allendale, SC Dig
Stone Tool Found at Allendale, SC Dig

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Pictured above is a stone tool found at the Allendale dig in South Carolina. It is believed the tool is 12,000 to 18,000 years old. It is believed that over 12,000 years ago, the first Native people...