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Ann Pamela Cunningham was the founder of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association that purchased and preserved Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.
Born in Chester County, South Carolina, John Adair was an American pioneer, soldier, and politician.
Lauren Hutton is a model and actress. She is best known for her roles in American Gigolo and Once Bitten.
Sarah Mae Flemming sued bus owners in Columbia, SC for an incident that occurred 17 months before Rosa Parks took her stand in Montgomery, Alabama.
The origin of Fairfield's name is not known, but local legend attributes it to a remark by Lord Cornwallis about the "fair fields" of the area. The county was formed in 1785 as a part of the Camden District.
Marion County and its county seat, the town of Marion, were named for Revolutionary War general Francis Marion (1732-1795), known as the "Swamp Fox."
Berkeley County was named for two of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, Lord John Berkeley (d. 1678) and Sir William Berkeley (d. 1677).
Saluda County was named for the Saluda River, which forms one of its borders. The county was established in 1895 from part of Edgefield County, and the county seat is the town of Saluda.
Blue Granite is a type of igneous rock that is one of the hardest substances in the world. The Blue Granite was designated as the official State Stone by Act Number 345 of 1969. Surprisingly, South Carolina was known to have been one of the nation's top producers of granite.
(noun) - a place where roads meet