Spanning the state in a broad northeast to southwest band, the Piedmont is the second-largest of South Carolina’s landform regions, encompassing 10,500 square miles, nearly one-third of the state’s total area. Read the Entry »

James B. Duke planned the Piedmont and Northern (P&N) electric railway to assist in the industrialization of the Piedmont region of the Carolinas. Read the Entry »

In the mid-1880s the Methodist bishop of South Carolina invited Pike to preach at the Washington Street Methodist Episcopal Church, South in Columbia. Read the Entry »

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is in Beaufort County between Skull Creek and Mackay Creek, with the island’s northern tip facing Port Royal Sound. Read the Entry »

In Congress, Pinckney quickly made a name for himself. He became friends with James Monroe and served with the Virginian on a committee responsible for presenting Thomas Jefferson’s ordinances regarding the Northwest Territory. Read the Entry »

Following the war, Pinckney devoted his efforts toward rebuilding his law practice and his rice plantations. Read the Entry »

Indigo had been considered to be a potentially valuable crop for Carolina since the earliest colonizing, and stands of it were regularly included on many plantations. In the 1740s Eliza was the link in demonstrating that Carolina could produce a superior type. Read the Entry »

Pinckney launched a stellar legislative career in 1816 when St. Philip’s and St. Michael’s Parishes elected him to the South Carolina House of Representatives. Read the Entry »

Pinckney played a key role in the literary revival that swept through the South after World War I. Read the Entry »

In her tract Pinckney posed a series of thirty-four questions and answers designed to summarize the southern case for nullification, which she defined as “the Veto of a Sovereign State on an unconstitutional law of Congress.” Read the Entry »