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The State of South Carolina
South Carolina's Lowcountry by
Call Number: F277.A86 C47 1999
Publication Date: 1999-09-02
Known for its unique beauty and complex history, South Carolina's Lowcountry is one of the South's, and the country's, most fascinating regions. A wonderful blend of picturesque coastlines, expansive marshes, mysterious swamps, and verdant landscapes, the Lowcountry has played a vital role in our nation's history, from its importance as a port in colonial times, to its strategic location during the American Revolution, to its most famous landmark, Fort Sumter--the incendiary starting point of the Confederacy's struggle for secession.
Little Geech, A Shrimper's Story by
Call Number: SH400.4.L588 H37 2011
Publication Date: 2011-09-07
From ship to shore, join H.H. ‘Bubba’ Von Harten, Jr. as he tells of the life of a shrimper.Hailing from generations who made their living on the water, Von Harten’s life story chronicles men and women who lived by the sea and tide.With adventure, daring and pluck, Von Harten and his family created a shrimping legacy, day-by-day, working the nets.Join him as he describes life and its goings on in his beloved Beaufort, South Carolina and the Lowcountry.
Before and after Freedom by
Call Number: GR111.A47 R49 2005
Publication Date: 2005-01-11
In the late 1930s the Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) began an undertaking to document the history and folklore of South Carolina as told by surviving slaves and their descendents.
Carolina Plantations by
Call Number: NA7235.S6 C37 2007
These great plantations are symbols of the South and days gone by. Today perhaps only a hundred along the coast and another hundred inland remain.
The Charleston and Hamburg by
Call Number: HE2791.C5263 F48 2008
Many claim that the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was the first in the United States, but in reality the Charleston & Hamburg was the first to provide regular service to passengers when it opened its doors in Charleston, South Carolina, on Christmas Day 1830. \
Drink Small by
Call Number: ML420.S6646 W55 2014
For fans of the blues, Drink Small is synonymous with South Carolina. Drink rose from the cotton fields of Bishopville to become a music legend in the Palmetto State and beyond.
South Carolina Lighthouses by
Call Number: TC375 .C53 2008
Boasting one of the oldest lighthouses in North America and the most working lighthouses today, South Carolina has a long seafaring history.
The Catawba Indian Nation of the Carolinas by
Call Number: E99.C24 B57 2004
Publication Date: 2004-10-25
The Catawba Indians are aboriginal to South Carolina, and their pottery tradition may be traced to 2,400 B.C. When Hernando de Soto visited the Catawba Nation (then Cofitachique) in 1540, he found a sophisticated Mississippian Culture. After the founding of Charleston in 1670, the Catawba population declined.
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