Carolina Stories

O is for Opera House

May 19, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Newberry Opera House

The Newberry Opera House is located in Newberry, South Carolina.

O is for Oconee Bells

May 12, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Oconee Bells

Clemson University Biology Professor Patrick McMillan talks about this amazing plant that grows mostly in upstate South Carolina.

N is for Native American

May 5, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Native American regalia

South Carolina is home to eleven Native American tribes. Can you name them all? You can view more in the Knowitall.org Native American Heritage Collection .

M is for Myrtle Beach

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
M is for Myrtle Beach

Kimberly Miles with the Myrtle Beach area Chamber of Commerce talks about this wonderful vacation destination.

L is for Lighthouse

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
L is for Lighthouse

Al Hitchcock talks about the history and preservation efforts of the Morris Island lighthouse.

Wendy Allen on Hobcaw Research

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Wendy Allen

In 1956 Bernard Baruch signed over all of Hobcaw Barony to his daughter, Belle. Belle died in 1964, leaving Hobcaw "for the purpose of teaching and/or research in forestry, marine biology, and the care and propagation of wild life and flora and fauna in South Carolina."...

Food Historian Michael Twitty Discusses Origins of Lowcountry Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Michael Twitty

Culinary adaptations transformed traditional African dishes into a unique, new creolized cuisine, influenced by European and Native American traditions, and characteristic of Gullah culture. Foodways of the South Carolina Lowcountry reach back to the region’s earliest...

Melissa Cooper of Rutgers University Discusses 20th Century Sea Island Trend

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Melissa Cooper

In the early years of the twentieth century, a number of prominent, wealthy Northerners purchased land on the Waccamaw Neck. Bernard Baruch, who bought Hobcaw Barony in 1905 as a winter vacation home and hunting retreat, was the first, followed by the Huntingtons,...

K is for Kiawah Island

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
K is for Kiawah Island

Roger Warren, President of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort talks about this golfers haven.

J is for Jockey

April 7, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
J is for Jockey

Racing Jockey Matt McCarron talks about the sport of horse racing. South Carolina plays host to several horse racing competitions each year.

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