SC Places and Photographs

Children enjoying a picnic at Ashwood Plantation

Picnic at Ashwood Plantation, South Carolina, May Day health day. 1939. Library of Congress.

Learn more about the places of South Carolina and discover images of our state, from its earliest settlers to modern day.

Information on Counties & Cities

Learn more about the 46 counties and 270 cities and towns in South Carolina.


South Carolina Historical Photographs and Primary Documents

Explore photographs, documents, and first person accounts of life in South Carolina, from its earliest settlers to modern day.

Historical Photographs by City or County

See historical images of people, places, and events around the state.

Video Resources

pickens fairPickens Fair, 1910. Image courtesy of Pickens County Library System

Watch videos such as tours of South Carolina places, interviews with authors of books about the state, and programs about South Carolina history and places.