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Sarah Moore Grimkè was a prominent abolitionist and is widely held to be the mother of the Women's Suffrage Movement.
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was a South Carolina lawyer and signer of the United States Constitution.
U. S. Congressman, lawyer, Major in the Air Force Reserve (Ret.)
Kary Mullis grew up in Columbia, SC, and was an esteemed biochemist and Nobel laureate.
Chesterfield County was named for the English statesman Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773).
The origin of the name Edgefield is not clear, although it is usually described as "fanciful." The county was formed in 1785 as part of the Ninety Six District.
Union County was named for the old Union Church, which served both the Presbyterian and Episcopal congregations in the area.
Chester County and its county seat, the city of Chester, were named for Chester County, Pennsylvania.
The native Carolina Mantid (Stagmomantis Carolina) was designated as the official State Insect by Act Number 591 of 1988. As a beneficial insect, the Carolina Mantid consumes pest insects that could otherwise damage or destroy flowers and produce.
(noun) - chunks of ice that fall from the clouds during storms