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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Mary Simms Oliphant | S.C. Hall of Fame
Mary Simms Oliphant | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Mary Simms Oliphant (1891-1988), granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms, wrote the South Carolina History textbook used in public schools. She was Director of the State Public...
Matthew Perry | S.C. Hall of Fame
Matthew Perry | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Matthew James Perry, Jr. was born in Columbia, South Carolina, August 3, 1921. He attended law school at South Carolina State College and would play a central role in nearly every noteworthy civil...
Maude Callen | S.C. Hall of Fame
Maude Callen | S.C. Hall of Fame

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This episode is about Maude Callen (1898 -- 1990), a Nurse-Midwife, who singlehandedly brought health care to rural Pineville, S.C. and the surrounding area of Berkeley County in the early 1920s...
Peter Horry | S.C. Hall of Fame
Peter Horry | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Peter Horry (1743-1815) was a planter from Georgetown County, South Carolina, who became a politician and leader during the American Revolutionary War. He served at the Battle of Fort Moultrie in 1776...
Philip Simmons | S.C. Hall of Fame
Philip Simmons | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A Charleston native, Philip Simmons (1912-2009) was famous for his decorative ironwork pieces, which are featured throughout Charleston and in various other parts of the world. When he began his...
Pierce Butler | S.C. Hall of Fame
Pierce Butler | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Biography of statesman Pierce Butler, who was an American Revolutionary War leader, South Carolina delegate to both the Continental Congress and Constitutional Conventions, as well as a United States...
Robert Bass | S.C. Hall of Fame
Robert Bass | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Dr. Robert Duncan Bass (1904-1983) was born in Scranton, South Carolina (Florence County). He received degrees from the University of South Carolina and became one of the nation's leading scholars of...
Robert Marvin | S.C. Hall of Fame
Robert Marvin | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Robert Marvin, the father of southern landscape architecture, received numerous accolades and international recognition for his work in and philosophy of modern design within landscape architecture...
Robert Mills | S.C. Hall of Fame
Robert Mills | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Robert Mills was born in SC in 1781 and became the first native born American to study specifically in a career in Architecture. He went on to build buildings from New Orleans, to Newberry Port Mass...