Arts & Culture

Ann Pamela Cunningham

March 30, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Ann Pamela Cunningham

Ann Pamela Cunningham (1816-1868) was a South Carolinian from Laurens County who led the effort to restore and preserve Mount Vernon, George Washington’s ancestral home in Virginia. She served as First Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union.

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

March 29, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

August 19th 1780, three days after the Battle of Camden, another battle was fought. British Provincials from Ninety Six were camped near Edward Musgrove’s grist mill on the Enoree River (Laurens County), with many recuperating from wounds received at the Battle of Cedar...

The Straw Bale House

March 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

March 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a...

H is for Hunley

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
H is for Hunley

Former South Carolina Senator and Lieutenant Governor, Glenn McConnell, tells us the story of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

March 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our state.

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

March 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. To learn more about Sallie...

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from...

The Southern African American Heritage Center

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
The Southern African American Heritage Center

Founded in 2010, The Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the contributions of members of the community of Chesterfield County. The museum is open Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. For more information visit http://www...

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Invades SC Classrooms

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by S. Folks
The Southern Campaign for the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

G is for Gullah

March 17, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the...

South Carolina's Smallest Town

March 14, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

Mary Boykin Chestnut

March 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Mary Boykin Chestnut

5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South...

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two...

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