South Carolina Hall of Fame

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The S.C. Hall of Fame was founded in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1973 to recognize and honor contemporary and past citizens who have made outstanding contributions to South Carolina's heritage, history and progress.

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Darla Moore | SC Hall of Fame
Darla Moore | SC Hall of Fame

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Darla Moore was born and raised near Lake City, South Carolina, growing up on the family cotton, soybean and tobacco farm. After graduating from Lake City High School, she attended the University of...
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame

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As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the...
Donald Stuart Russell | S.C. Hall of Fame
Donald Stuart Russell | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a protégé of former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. Russell was Governor of South Carolina from 1963-1965 and a U.S. Senator. He also served as President of...
Edward Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame
Edward Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A brief biography of the life of Edward Rutledge, statesman, South Carolina Governor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, visits...
Eliza Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame
Eliza Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our...
Elizabeth Coker | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elizabeth Coker | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Elizabeth Boatwright Coker (1909-1993) was the author of nine historical romance novels. Born in Darlington, South Carolina, she was married to South Carolina industrialist James Lide Coker, III. She...
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (1883–1979) was an artist, author and preservationist from Charleston, South Carolina. She was one of the leading figures in the “Charleston Renaissance” movement, which...
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame

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"There's no such thing as bad publicity..." This remark, attributed to Irish playwright Brendan Behan, sums up the advertising philosophy of noted textile executive Elliott White Springs of Springs...