Palmetto Places

General - South Carolina History

Palmetto Places is a series of 30-minute programs that explored and celebrated the architectural and cultural heritage of South Carolina's small towns and countryside. Travel with host Joanna Angle as she explores historic houses, public buildings, and country stores. Joanna also talks with local artists, painters, sculptors, weavers, writers, storytellers, and musicians. (From our Streamline collection)

Closed captioning has been provided for these broadcast programs.

 

 

 

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Allendale, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places
Allendale, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places

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Established in 1919, Allendale is South Carolina's youngest county. Bordered by the Salkehatchie River on the east and the Savannah on the west, both the county and the county seat was named for the...
Allendale, Part 2 - Buildings | Palmetto Places
Allendale, Part 2 - Buildings | Palmetto Places

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Roselawn Plantation was built by the Reverend Joseph Alexander Lawton during a five year period from 1835-1840. It is the center of a working plantation which has been maintained and farmed by the...
Barnwell, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places
Barnwell, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places

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Barnwell county was formed in 1785 when the old Orangeburg District was divided. The county was named in honor of a lowcountry family, the Barnwells. The town of Barnwell was settled mainly by...
Beaufort, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places
Beaufort, Part 1 - History | Palmetto Places

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Beaufort is the second oldest town in South Carolina. The first European explorers from Spain landed in this area in 1521. French Huguenots arrived in 1562. They were later put out by the Spanish who...