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Bennie Lee Cunningham, Jr. was a professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Gilbert Allen is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and educator.
Janie Glymph Goree was South Carolina's first African American female mayor of Carlisle, SC.
Virginia Durant Covington Young was a South Carolina suffragist, editor, and owner of South Carolina's Fairfax Enterprise weekly newspaper.
Both the county and its county seat, the town of Abbeville, were named for the French town of the same name.
Hampton County and its county seat Hampton were named for Confederate general and governor Wade Hampton (1818-1902).
Dillon County was named for James W. Dillon (1826-1913), a prominent local resident.
Horry County was named for Revolutionary War hero Peter Horry (1743-1815). The county was originally a part of the Georgetown District, and at one time, it was called Kingston.
The Carolina Wren was designated as the official State Bird by Act Number 693 of 1948. This Act repealed an earlier Act designating the Mockingbird as the State Bird. The Carolina Wren is found in all areas of South Carolina. It is a small bird with a conspicuous white stripe over the eyes.
(noun) The Great Wagon Road was an improved trail through the Great Appalachian Valley from Pennsylvania to North Carolina and from there to Georgia in colonial America.