His election to the governor's chair in 1877 effectively ended Reconstruction in the state, and in the eyes of white South Carolinians, Hampton was more than a victorious political candidate. He was their savior. Read the Entry »

Hamrick’s 1931 autobiography, Life Values in the New South, examined problems faced by southern textile manufacturers, their worldview, and their values during the early twentieth century. Read the Entry »

In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the land that became Hanahan was prime rice-growing acreage fronting the waters of Goose Creek. Read the Entry »

In 1912 Hancock became the principal of Seneca Institute, a private coeducational school for African Americans in Oconee County. Stressing vocational education, this facility was modeled closely after Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Read the Entry »

The Battle of Hanging Rock was a significant setback for British forces in the backcountry. Read the Entry »

The one-and-one-half-story house is distinguished by two substantial exterior end chimneys, a gambrel roof with a nearly flat upper section, and cypress framing and woodwork. Read the Entry »

Jewish emigrants from Russia founded this short-lived agricultural colony in 1905 near Montmorenci in Aiken County. Read the Entry »

Artifacts of South Carolina forest history are on display in and around Harbison headquarters. Among the exhibits are a working sawmill, a fire tower, a steam-powered log skidder, and a display of tools from the turpentine industry. Read the Entry »

Harby’s journalistic career began with the publication of a short-lived literary magazine, the Quiver (1807), which was probably the first literary journal published by a Jew in the United States. Read the Entry »

Although his leadership was not of the same caliber as Marion or Sumter, Harden nonetheless played an important role in reclaiming South Carolina from British control. Read the Entry »