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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Wil Lou Gray | S.C. Hall of Fame
Wil Lou Gray | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Wil Lou Gray, born in Laurens, S.C. in 1883 devoted her life to the education of the under-served in rural S.C., teaching them to read and write in her campaign to abolish illiteracy.
William Farrow |  S.C. Hall of Fame
William Farrow | S.C. Hall of Fame

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This is the story of William G. Farrow from Darlington, South Carolina, who was one of 80 volunteers who flew on the infamous Doolittle Raid during World War II. After bombing Japan only four months...
William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame

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William Gilmore Simms was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a poet, novelist, and historian whose work was a major force in antebellum Southern literature. He was called one of America’s best...
William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame

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William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept...
William Henry Drayton | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Henry Drayton | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Henry Drayton (1742-1779) was a planter, lawyer, and politician during the Revolutionary War. He is credited with co-designing with Arthur Middleton the...
William Jasper | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Jasper | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Sgt. William Jasper (1750-1779) came to Philadelphia from Germany in 1767, working briefly as an indentured servant before moving to the South and becoming involved as a leader in the Revolutionary...
William Jennings Bryan Dorn | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Jennings Bryan Dorn | S.C. Hall of Fame

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William Jennings Bryan Dorn (1916-2005) was a United States Congressman from Greenwood, South Carolina, known for his work on the GI Bill, Keowee-Toxaway Project, and the creation of Lakes Hartwell...
William Moultrie | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Moultrie | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Moultrie (1785-1787) is known for his leadership during the American Revolutionary War. He defended the city of Charleston from British attack in 1776, and...
William S. Hall | S.C. Hall of Fame
William S. Hall | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Dr. William S. Hall (1915-1995) -- William S. Hall, M.D., served as the Superintendent for the S.C. State Hospital and became the first State Commissioner of Mental Health in S.C. After WWII, the S.C...