(1894-1984) Born in Greenwood, SC, Benjamin Elijah Mays was a teacher, civil rights leader, president of Morehouse College, dean of Howard University's School of Religion, and first black president of Atlanta's sc
(1738-1805) Rebecca Motte was a widower and landowner along the Congaree River who graciously allowed Francis Marion and other Patriot soldiers to set fire to her plantation home when the British took command of t
(1962- ) William Perry is a former professional football player. He was a Chicago Bears defensive lineman and key player in Superbowl XX in 1986. His nickname is "The Refrigerator" because of his size.
(1723–1793) Eliza Lucas Pinckney was a daughter of a plantation owner who is best known for her experiments with creating blue dye from indigo plants, which led to indigo becoming one of the colony’s most importan