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Dawn Corley | Carolina Snaps

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Dawn Corley, known as the "Charleston Silver Lady," is a renowned silver expert who has lectured internationally and been featured in magazines and TV shows for her knowledge of antique jewelry. Her...
Winnsboro
Episode 1

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The town of Winnsboro features a landmark which has the longest continuously running town clock in the U.S. Winnsboro was named in honor of Colonel Richard Winn, a hero of the American Revolution...
Winnsboro, Part 5
Episode 5

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In this segment, Joanna Angle takes us to the village of Blair, and visits with Nancy and Bill Hendrix, owners of the quintessential country store, R.M. Blair General Merchandise. Also known as the...
The Ridge, Part 2
Episode 2

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Edgefield County English teacher Lynn Booraem takes us on a tour through The Ridge’s roadside stands. The main produce sold at these stands are peaches, watermelons, cantaloupes, and tomatoes. “The...
Summerville, Part 4
Episode 4

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Summerville has a variety of interesting stores. Here at All Books and Company, you’ll meet Macauley, a cat who greets customers, and helps children select books.
Pickens, Part 3
Episode 3

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In this segment, Joanna Angle discusses an incident involving the Pickens County Railroad. A spike laid on the track by a young man caused a train called “The Doodle” to derail, and the company went...
Pawleys Island, Part 2
Episode 2

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Pawleys Island has become synonymous with relaxation, through the production of one of South Carolina’s most famous products: The Pawleys Island Hammock. Brett Guarino, vice president of the Pawleys...
Lexington, Part 1
Episode 1

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Lexington, originally called “Saxe Gotha” by German settlers, the town was later renamed “Lexington” in 1785, in honor of the first battle of the American Revolution. One of Lexington’s most prominent...
Greenwood, Part 5
Episode 5

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Greenwood is the location of one of South Carolina’s oldest family businesses: Park Seed Company. Founded in 1868 by George Watt Park, and still in operation today, it is an internationally known...
Conway, Part 6
Episode 6

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One of Conway’s many fascinating shops is Jennings Chestnut’s shop, where he makes mandolins, and other musical instruments. Jennings discusses making instruments, and the inspirations behind his...