The geology of the Peachtree Rock preserve reflects the conditions that existed during the Eocene to the Pleistocene epochs. Read the Entry »

Peanuts have been cultivated and consumed in South Carolina since colonial times. Read the Entry »

Pearson quickly demonstrated the talent to compete not only on the short dirt tracks but also on the growing number of high-banked, paved superspeedways. Read the Entry »

For thousands of years people lived along the Pee Dee, and the river provided generously of fish, game, and waterfowl. Read the Entry »

The threat that pellagra once posed in the South is now largely and happily forgotten. But in the first three decades of the twentieth century it was on many southerners’ minds. Read the Entry »

In the years following the Civil War, Pelzer expanded his business interests into other areas connected to his cotton factoring business. Read the Entry »

In November 1862 Pember was approached by Mrs. George W. Randolph, wife of the Confederate secretary of war. She asked Pember to serve as matron in Chimborazo Hospital, a complex of military hospitals on the outskirts of Richmond, Virginia. Read the Entry »

Until the division of Pendleton District in 1826, the town was one of the most influential in the upper half of South Carolina. Read the Entry »

The Pendleton Messenger began as Miller’s Weekly Messenger, named for its publisher “Printer” John Miller (ca. 1744–1807), an early white settler in the Pendleton District. Read the Entry »

After becoming Penn Community Center in 1953, the institution began to focus on social issues affecting the well-being of the native islanders. Read the Entry »