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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Robert Smalls | S.C. Hall of Fame
Robert Smalls | S.C. Hall of Fame

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In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crew-member of the CSS Planter, steals the boat, sails it past the heavily armed defenses of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and delivers it into the hands of...
Roger Milliken | S.C. Hall of Fame
Roger Milliken | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Roger Milliken led Milliken & Company for 71 years, during which it grew to become the world's largest privately owned textile and chemical manufacturer. Milliken was the driving force behind the...
Ronald Erwin McNair | S.C. Hall of Fame
Ronald Erwin McNair | S.C. Hall of Fame

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One of three astronauts inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Ronald McNair was one of the shuttle astronauts killed in the Challenger explosion on January 28, 1986. Born and raised in Lake...
S.C. Astronauts | S.C. Hall of Fame
S.C. Astronauts | S.C. Hall of Fame

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S.C. Astronauts is a mini-documentary about South Carolina's three astronauts: Charles Duke, Jr. of Apollo 16; Ronald McNair of the Space Shuttle Challenger; and Shuttle Astronaut and current NASA...
SC Hall of Fame - Full Listing
SC Hall of Fame - Full Listing

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Find recent additions to the South Carolina Hall of Fame as well as a full listing of profiles on Knowitall. FULL LISTING A to Z Andrew Jackson Andrew Pickens Ann Pamela Cunningham Anna Hyatt...
Senator Strom Thurmond | S.C. Hall of Fame
Senator Strom Thurmond | S.C. Hall of Fame

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James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902—June 26, 2003) served 48 years as United States Senator from South Carolina. He was Governor of South Carolina from 1947-1951 and ran for President in 1948 as...
Septima Clark | S.C. Hall of Fame
Septima Clark | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, Septima Clark was called the ‘‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’’ by Martin Luther King. Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898...
Stanley Donen | SC Hall of Fame
Stanley Donen | SC Hall of Fame

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Stanley Donen is an Oscar winning film director and Broadway stage choreographer, who is credited for changing the way Hollywood musicals are viewed by movie audiences worldwide. He was born and...
Susan Pringle Frost | SC Hall of Fame
Susan Pringle Frost | SC Hall of Fame

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Susan Pringle Frost dedicated her life to making sure that Charleston’s historic architectural beauty would be preserved. Born in Charleston to wealthy parents in 1873, she lived in the Miles Brewton...