In 1927 Martin joined Norman Langley barnstorming as a flying circus. With Langley he performed in North and South Carolina. Martin also delivered movie film to theaters and in 1928 joined Anderson Airways, flying for Mabel Cody’s Air Circus. Read the Entry »

Martin made an intensive study of insects, copying both text and illustrations of Thomas Say’s American Entomology (1824–1828). Read the Entry »

In 1947 Marvin established a private practice in landscape architecture in the town of Walterboro, the county seat of his native Colleton County but far from urbanized areas where most landscape architects tended to congregate. Read the Entry »

After Lee’s death an intense legal battle ensued among the elite of the South Carolina Bar to settle the estate. To contest the will, the heirs at law employed James R. Ervin, Abram Blanding, and William Harper, three of the state’s most prominent lawyers. Read the Entry »

The school Mather envisioned was founded twenty years later by the New England Southern Conference (NESC) of the Women’s Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church. Read the Entry »

As a delegate, Mathews served on several important committees, including as chairman of the Committee at Headquarters, which worked closely with General George Washington to supply and organize the army. Read the Entry »

During the early twentieth century Mauldin thrived as an agricultural community, with local cotton shipped to outside markets from its train depot. Read the Entry »

Maverick’s most lasting legacy is the application of his name as a term for unbranded cattle, which was inspired by his unbranded herd on Matagorda Peninsula. Legend has it that he refused to brand his calves because he thought that allowed him to claim all unbranded calves on the range. Read the Entry »

Of the three colleges that he presided over, Maxcy made his greatest impact on South Carolina College. Read the Entry »

Maybank’s involvement with Santee Cooper enhanced his political standing, and he ran successfully for governor in 1938. Read the Entry »