The firm developed into the premier architectural, engineering, and planning concern in South Carolina and the Southeast by the late 1950s and remained so well into the 1970s. Read the Entry »

Lyman became a battleground mill during the General Strike of 1934. Because the mill was neither strongly pro-nor anti-union, it served as a crucial site for both sides of the labor dispute. Read the Entry »

Lynch is credited with discovering the first treatment for Granuloma inguinale, a venereal disease characterized by ulcerations of the skin of the external genitals. Read the Entry »

In 1864 Lynch journeyed to Rome as Confederate commissioner to the States of the Church (the Holy See), seeking papal recognition of the Confederacy and to turn European opinion in the South’s favor. Read the Entry »

After his return to South Carolina in 1772, Lynch abandoned law to become a planter at Peach Tree Plantation in St. James Santee Parish. Read the Entry »

While attending Congress in early 1776, Lynch suffered a stroke that left him paralyzed and unable to participate in legislative affairs. Read the Entry »

In 1880 the river was the site of the last duel ever fought in South Carolina. Ellerbe Cash killed William Shannon near the bridge crossing at U.S. Highway 15, which prompted the South Carolina General Assembly to outlaw dueling. Read the Entry »

Lynching became so widespread that the years 1882 to 1930 have been termed the “lynching era.” Read the Entry »

Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. Read the Entry »