Much has happened in South Carolina throughout its checkered three hundred year history. It Happened in South Carolina goes behind-the-scenes to tell its story, in over 30 short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Palmetto State.
• Discover the escapades of “Gentleman Pirate” Stede Bonnet, who terrorized the coastline alongside the notorious Blackbeard.
• Make the acquaintance of young Eliza Lucas, who changed the course of American history when she took charge of the family plantation at the tender age of sixteen.
• Learn about the famous Haile Gold Mine, at one time the most successful producer of gold east of the Mississippi River.
• Learn how the Jenkins Orphanage Band originated the dance craze known as the Charleston.