Originally laid out in 1733 as Congarees Township, Saxe-Gotha Township was located southwest of the confluence of the Broad and Saluda Rivers. Read the Entry »

Sayers’s fiction is wholeheartedly unsentimental. Its narrative force is carried by the author’s strong display of comic irony. Read the Entry »

Sayle served as governor of English colonies in both Bermuda and South Carolina. Read the Entry »

Christopher G. Sayre made a career out of designing public buildings throughout the Carolinas during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Read the Entry »

Scarborough moved to South Carolina, arriving in 1836 in Charleston, where he would have faced competition with well-established painters. He spent the early years of his career as an itinerant, advertising in local newspapers and often staying with his clients while he painted their portraits. Read the Entry »

Schofield was also the site for a summer Colored Teachers’ Institute where teaching methods, teacher qualifications, and community-school relations were discussed. Read the Entry »

When the Freedmen’s Bureau School was closed in 1871, a small inheritance enabled Schofield to purchase land and construct a larger private residential school, which was later known as the Schofield Normal and Industrial School. Read the Entry »

For Scots, one of the attractions of Carolina was religious liberty. The proprietors guaranteed it, and Scottish Covenanters stood ready to emigrate for it. Read the Entry »

Well intentioned but ineffective, Scott was unable to sustain the confidence of many Republicans and was thoroughly despised by almost every Democrat. Read the Entry »

Scattered along the state’s approximately 185 miles of coastline, South Carolina’s Sea Islands shelter the mainland from storms and erosion. Read the Entry »