History of South Carolina

  • South Carolina is the 8th state.It is one of the thirteen original colonies.

  • Statehood-May 23,1788

  • Founded in 1663.

  • 8 nobles settled south of Virginia.They created Carolina,and later changed it into North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • On April 12,1861,The attack on Charelston's Fort Sumter started the American Civil War.


Famous Sites and Tourist Attractions

  • Camden Revolutionary War site

  • Fairfield County Court House

  • Kings Mountain National Military Park

  • Ninety Six









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