The United Presbyterian Church was widely known in South Carolina as the “Northern Presbyterian Church” to distinguish it from the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCUS), which was known as the “Southern Presbyterian Church.” Long-established black congregations in South Carolina, primarily in the lowcountry, were part of the United Presbyterian Church. Read the Entry »

It aimed to bring all textile workers in the country into one union instead of being separated into different unions by trade. The UTWA first appeared in South Carolina during a wave of labor unrest between 1898 and 1902. Read the Entry »

Affirming the historic creeds of Protestant Christianity, UFMCC maintains a strong commitment to social action, particularly in areas of discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, and health. Read the Entry »

By offering day, evening, and distance education classes, the center permits adults to work while attending college at their own pace. Read the Entry »

In 2001 the institution celebrated a legacy of two hundred years of educating South Carolinians by dedicating itself to continued improvements in the quality of service it offers to the Palmetto State. Read the Entry »

South Carolina’s devotion to agriculture worked against the development of cities and towns for much of its history. Read the Entry »