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Updates on the events, exhibits, archives and staff of the South Carolina Historical Society.

January

On Jan. 23, 1777, William Henry Drayton addressed the Georgia Convention in Savannah proposing that South Carolina annex the state …

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December

On December 16, 1762, the South Carolina legislature resolved to do no further business with the governor until he recognized …

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November

On Nov, 27, 1839, Angelica Singleton of Sumter County married Abram Van Buren, the eldest son of President Martin Van …

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October

On Oct. 3, 1833, workers for the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company completed a 136-mile railroad from Charleston to …

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