After dissolving their partnership, Jones and Lee followed remarkably similar paths. Both remained in Charleston and continued to practice architecture, then served in the Confederate army during the Civil War, and later went west. Read the Entry »

In 1802 Jones broadened his entrepreneurial efforts by investing in real estate in Charleston and on Sullivan’s Island. His endeavors evidently flourished, for in 1807 he began to buy slaves to assist him in his business ventures. Read the Entry »

Jordan’s most famous literary accomplishment, the “Wheel of Time” series, debuted in 1990 with the publication of The Eye of the World. Read the Entry »

By 1920 the house had become a tenement and was threatened with demolition. Read the Entry »

Joyner has published numerous books, co-edited many more, frequently contributed chapters, and written articles for such scholarly journals as the Southern Quarterly, Callaloo, and the American Historical Review. Read the Entry »

Judson taught nearly every subject in the college curriculum, including English, French, art, astronomy, botany, and elocution (a subject she introduced). Read the Entry »

Despite his teaching and administrative commitments, Just found time to pursue scientific research. In 1909 he was invited to the prestigious Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where he served as a research assistant. Read the Entry »