During the late nineteenth century, the use of electricity by municipalities and in private residences was a growing phenomenon in South Carolina. Read the Entry »

Elfe’s accounts reveal the general structure of his shop, the types of labor and raw materials he utilized, and the extensive list of clients and associated artisans with whom he conducted business. Read the Entry »

White “gun clubs” scoured the region around Ellenton from September 16 through September 19, ostensibly searching for the attackers of the elderly woman. Read the Entry »

Ellerbe entered politics in 1889 when he joined the Farmers Alliance. However, his membership was suspended when it was discovered that he engaged in merchandising. Read the Entry »

Ellicott Rock is important historically because it marks the boundary between three states Read the Entry »

Inactive during the Civil War, the Elliott Society resumed its activities soon afterward. In an attempt to broaden its appeal, the organization changed its name to the Elliott Society of Science and Arts in 1867. Read the Entry »

Along with her marriage and work at USC, Elliott became involved in many civic, educational, and cultural organizations. Among these were the American Association of University Women, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Read the Entry »

In South Carolina, Elliott’s education and ability quickly placed him among the most influential African Americans in the state. Read the Entry »

Although a highly respected legislator and banker, Elliott is perhaps best remembered for his activities as a botanist. Read the Entry »

Elliott returned to Beaufort to pursue a career in planting, politics, and literature. He was known as one of the South’s most progressive and scientific planters. Read the Entry »