VideoOne possible origin for telling scary stories around Halloween is found thousands of years ago with the Celts of ancient Ireland! These Celtic Pagans worshipped the earth, and during their festival...
Why Do We Like to Tell Scary Stories on Halloween? | October Factoids
James Otis Lecture 2023 (Full Program)
VideoOn September 17, 1787, 39 men gathered in Independence Hall in Philadelphia and signed the United States Constitution. What started in May of that year as an effort by delegates of the several States...
The Story of a SC State Fair Icon
Video“Meet me at the rocket!” Visitors to the South Carolina State Fair may have heard those famous words. Fair-goers have used this rocket as a popular rendezvous point ever since it was placed there...
History of Hispanic Heritage Month | September Factoids
VideoHispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15 - a time to recognize the achievements of famous Hispanic Americans as well as a celebration of Latino cultures and...
Georgia O'Keeffe | Carolina Snaps
VideoDiscover the artistic journey of Georgia O’Keeffe, one of the most renowned modern artists, and her significant ties to South Carolina.
Pimento Cheese | Carolina Snaps
VideoExplore the heartwarming and flavorful history of pimento cheese, a beloved culinary tradition in South Carolina.
Harvey Gantt | Carolina Snaps
VideoUncover the inspiring story of Harvey Gantt, the first black student to break barriers at Clemson University and later become Charlotte's first black mayor.
The Pollitzer Sisters | Carolina Snaps
VideoMeet the Pollitzer sisters, who played a vital role in advancing women's rights and education in South Carolina during a transformative era.
Basketweaving in Gullah Culture | Carolina Snaps
VideoDelve into the rich heritage of Gullah culture and its traditional basket weaving practices, connecting the past to the present.
Catawba Nation | Carolina Snaps
VideoExplore the enduring legacy of the Catawba Nation, an ancient culture rooted in pottery, history, and resilience in South Carolina.