Limestone College in Gaffney is an independent four-year liberal arts institution offering bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees. Read the Entry »

Lincoln had the misfortune to preside over the single worst defeat of American forces during the Revolutionary War, the loss of Charleston. Read the Entry »

Born to a family of Sephardic Jews in London, Lindo became an authority on dyes at the Royal Exchange, the city’s center of commerce. Read the Entry »

Lining’s scientific pursuits began as early as 1737, when he began making careful meteorological observations using a barometer, a thermometer, and a hygroscope. Read the Entry »

Lintheads were disparaged as illiterates and as failed farmers who had become low paid, minimally skilled operatives or machine-tenders, a relatively new occupational category in South Carolina. Read the Entry »

For more than half a century Hovie Lister was leader and pianist for the Statesmen Quartet, one of the best-known and most significant exponents of southern gospel music. Read the Entry »

Literacy development is both cultural and individual, and it involves a complex set of interrelated variables, including individual experiences, acquisition of skills, and social and economic conditions. Read the Entry »

Established in 1813 in Charleston, the Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina was founded mainly to promote scientific interests in the state, including the collection and display of natural history specimens, but it also aimed to foster literary studies and preserve cultural artifacts. Read the Entry »

Little Mountain lies in the Carolina slate belt and is especially interesting geologically because it is highly mineralized. Read the Entry »

Littlejohn was serving his seventeenth year as circuit court judge when a vacancy occurred on the supreme court with the death of Chief Justice Claude A. Taylor in January 1966. Read the Entry »