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Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African-American female in the history of the National Guard to be promoted to the rank of Major General.
Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman
Nathalie Dupree is an author, chef, and cooking show host whose work has focused on Southern cuisine.
Eugenia Duke created Duke's Mayonnaise
Greenwood County takes its name from its county seat, Greenwood. The city of Greenwood was named around 1824 for the plantation of an early resident, John McGehee.
Chesterfield County was named for the English statesman Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773).
Hampton County and its county seat Hampton were named for Confederate general and governor Wade Hampton (1818-1902).
Florence County took its name from its county seat, the city of Florence.
Indigo Blue was designated as the official Color of the State by Act Number 200 of 2008. The purplish-blue-hued Indigo plant formed a significant part of the South Carolina economy from the late 1740s to the late 1790s.
(noun) - electricity generated by converting the energy of moving water