Abbeville is often called the birthplace and deathbed of the Confederacy.
Allendale, a small town of 3,910 people may be home to the earliest recognizable cultural group to live in the Americas.
Beaufort is the seat of Beaufort County.
Columbia became a town in 1805 and a city in 1854.
Georgetown is famous for its historic indigo and rice plantations.
The South Carolina state rock is Blue Granite.
Until the 1930's, Greenville was famous for its textile mills.
The Gullah people are descendents of slaves brought from the Winward Coast of West Africa.
Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island is a paradise for nature lovers.
For two centuries, â€śCarolina Goldâ€ť rice was in demand throughout the world.
Ancient mariners and global travelers, sea turtles nest annually on South Carolina beaches.
Today's basket makers sew coils of sweetgrass together with strips of palmetto leaves.
Larger falls are located in Greenville, Oconee and Pickens counties.
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