Ex Libris: The Swamp Fox

After the French pledged formal allegiance to the United States and officially recognized…
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Antebellum Ghost Gardens

ost Columbians know about Gov. Wade Hampton’s “Millwood” and the ruined colonnade of…
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Davis, Spring 1964

Tall windows in the classroom had no screens. In spring and summer flung…
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Ex Libris: Circe

C.S. Lewis, an ardent devotee of Greek mythology, once wrote, “The value of…
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Ex Libris: The Feather Thief

Every hobby seems to have a certain subset of followers who obsess over their…
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Huzzah to History!

While the Civil War receives a great deal of attention in South Carolina,…
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Palmetto Pride

Try to count the number of palmetto-and-crescent decals on the back glasses of…
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Ex Libris: Shackleton’s Boat Journey

I first read the name of Sir Ernest Shackleton while trudging through the…
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Ex Libris: The Golden Christmas and The Bachelor’s Christmas

Charlestonian William Gilmore Simms can easily be described not only as the literary…
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South Carolina’s Royal House

Currently, 85 churches are designated as basilicas in the United States. But in…
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The Height of Conflict

Understanding how Vietnam became a battleground for millions of young Americans may be…
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Ex Libris: Blood and Thunder

From Lewis and Clark’s 1804 expedition up the Missouri and to the Pacific…
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