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Louise Smith was known as “the first lady of racing.” Louise Smith was the first professional woman race car driver.
Alma Levant Hayden was a chemist and one of the first African American women to work as a scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s.
Percival Everett is a novelist, short story writer, poet, and Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
Havilah Babcock was chair of the English Department at the University of South Carolina for many years and a passionate outdoorsman and famous outdoor writer.
Chester County and its county seat, the city of Chester, were named for Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Pickens County was named for Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens (1739-1817).
Colleton County was named for one of the Lords Proprietors, Sir John Colleton (1608-1666).
Aiken County and its county seat, the town of Aiken, were named for William Aiken (1806-1831), president of the South Carolina Railroad.
The hard-working Mule was designated as the official State Heritage Work Animal by Act Number 240 of 2010.
(noun) - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico