Posts Tagged "South Carolina history"


It’s hard to imagine a more qualified speaker for our Women’s History Month program than Faye Jensen! Please join us at 7 pm, Tuesday, March 19 at the Church of the Holy Spirit Parish Hall as Jensen walks us through the fascinating life of Eliza Lucas Pinckney. Although mostly known as the mother of two of our nation’s Founding Fathers, Pinckney is also credited for helping develop indigo as one of the early anchors...

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If the Lesesne Cemetery on the banks of the Wando behind the tennis stadium looks different as you walk trail along the river, you can thank Richard Porter…and Lesesne family member Dan Lesesne…and the DI POA. Photos by Elizabeth Bush According to the Daniel Island News…..”The sun had been up for only a few hours, but the humidity was already in full swing as Daniel Island resident Dick Porter arrived to begin...

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Congressman James Clyburn thinks it’s time for proper recognition of the role Clarendon County played in the Civil Rights struggle. James Clyburn According to Brian Hicks of the Post & Courier… “Clyburn asked a subcommittee of Congress’ Natural Resources Committee to add two Clarendon County schools to the National Park System. Those schools — Scotts Branch and Summerton High — are where the fight to end school...

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