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Mills, Robert | South Carolina Public Radio

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"M" is for Mills, Robert (1781-1855). Architect, engineer, author. A native of Charleston, Mills studied architecture with James Hoban, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Latrobe. Settling in Philadelphia...
Columbia, Burning of | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Columbia, Burning of (February 17-18, 1865). Columbia was in chaos when Mayor Thomas J. Goodwyn surrendered the city. Retreating Confederates set fire to the Charlotte Railroad depot...
Berkeley County | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Berkeley County [1,098 sq. miles; population 142,651]. Created on May 10, 1682, Berkeley was one of South Carolina's first three counties. It was named for two of the Lords Proprietors...
Wofford, Kate Vixon | South Carolina Public Radio

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“W” is for Wofford, Kate Vixon [1894-1954]. Educator. After graduating from Winthrop College, Wofford taught at Laurens High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Returning to Laurens...
Hunter, John | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hunter, John (d. 1802). Congressman, U.S. senator. Little is known about Hunter’s early life. He owned considerable real estate in Pendleton District. In 1785, he was elected to the General...
Columbia | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Columbia (Richland County; 2010 population 130,493). Named for Christopher Columbus and created in 1786 as the nation’s first truly planned capital city, Columbia has a unique history...
Colonoware | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Colonoware. On historic-period sites in South Carolina, archaeologists often find locally made, hand-built unglazed pottery that was fired in open hearths rather than kilns. Vessels and...
Colonial Agents | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Colonial Agents. South Carolina, like Britain’s other American colonies, had no elected representatives in Parliament to argue for its interests. The problem for the colony then was how to...
Colleton County | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Colleton County (1,056 square miles; 2010 population 38, 909). Colleton County was one of three original counties organized in Carolina in 1682. Lying south and west of Charleston between...