Places and Regions in South Carolina

Learn about the six landform regions, counties, river systems and climate regions in South Carolina. Also, learn how people interact with the physical landscape.
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World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!
World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!

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The state's mild winters and railroad lines connecting them to the north made South Carolina a good location for U.S. Army World War I training camps. There were three total in the state, and two of...
Textile Capital of the World | Let's Go!
Textile Capital of the World | Let's Go!

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The textile industry was the dominant industry in South Carolina for many years, but it became so successful that Greenville was even known as the "Textile Capital of the World." Greenville became so...
Robert Mills | Let's Go!
Robert Mills | Let's Go!

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Robert Mills, born in Charleston, S.C., is considered by many to be the first American architect. In addition to some of his more well-known buildings across the state, Mills is also credited with...
Vardry McBee | Let's Go!
Vardry McBee | Let's Go!

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When Vardry McBee arrived in 1815 from North Carolina, he saw Greenville's potential. He liked it because of the good land and good climate the Upcountry had to offer. So, he saw it as a good...
Upcountry History Museum - Overview |  Let's Go!
Upcountry History Museum - Overview | Let's Go!

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The Upcountry History Museum - Furman University connects people, history and culture in a variety of different ways. You can learn about local history, or check out some of the museum's traveling...
Fort Hill Plantation - Let's Go!
Fort Hill Plantation - Let's Go!

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William Hiott is the Executive Director & Chief Curator for Fort Hill Plantation. He guides us through the history of Fort Hill and its famous residents, John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson...