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Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Andrews is a town in Georgetown and Williamsburg counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
Annandale Plantation, originally known as Millbrook, is a historic plantation house located near Georgetown, in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Arcadia Plantation, originally known as Prospect Hill Plantation, is a historic plantation house located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
ArcelorMittal S.A. is a Luxembourgish multinational steel manufacturing corporation headquartered in Luxembourg.
Area codes 843 and 854 serve the eastern third of South Carolina.
Atlantic Coast Lumber Company was formed in 1899 when the potential value of the vast amounts of standing timber in the Pee Dee River watershed was discovered by a group of Northern lumbermen.
Bain Capital is a global alternative investment firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.
A baseline, as defined by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is the line along the coast from which the seaward limits of a state's territorial sea and certain other maritime zones of jurisdiction are measured, such as a state's exclusive economic zone.
Battery White was an artillery battery constructed by the Confederates during the American Civil War.
Belle Isle Rice Mill Chimney is a historic rice mill chimney and national historic district located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Beneventum Plantation House, originally known as Prospect Hill Plantation, is a historic plantation house located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Bernard Mannes Baruch (August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant.
The Black River is a blackwater river in South Carolina in the United States.
Black River Plantation House, also known as Rice Hope Plantation, Black River; and International Paper Company House, is a historic home located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve, located just south of Murrells Inlet, in South Carolina.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Chicora Wood Plantation (originally known as Matanzas) is a former rice plantation in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
A city is a large human settlement.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
Conway is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Cupressaceae is a conifer family, the cypress family, with worldwide distribution.
In archaeology, earthworks are artificial changes in land level, typically made from piles of artificially placed or sculpted rocks and soil.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The eye is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclones.
Fairfield Rice Mill Chimney is a historic rice mill chimney located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Francis Marion (c. 1732 – February 27, 1795) was a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.
Friendfield Plantation is a 3,305-acre plantation near Georgetown, South Carolina composed of parts of six former historic plantations and Friendship House, built in 1931-36.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.
Georgetown County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
Georgetown Historic District is a national historic district located at Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Georgetown Light on North Island at the entrance to Winyah Bay southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, is an active light.
The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession.
Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
Hemingway is a town in Williamsburg County and Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Cultural heritage tourism (or just heritage tourism or diaspora tourism) is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring.
Hobcaw Barony is a tract on a peninsula called Waccamaw Neck between the Winyah Bay and the Atlantic Ocean in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Hopsewee Plantation, also known as the Thomas Lynch, Jr., Birthplace or Hopsewee-on-the-Santee, is a plantation house built in 1735 near Georgetown, South Carolina.
Hurricane Hugo was a powerful Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage and loss of life in Guadeloupe, Saint Croix, Puerto Rico, and the Southeast United States.
Indigo is a deep and rich color close to the color wheel blue (a primary color in the RGB color space), as well as to some variants of ultramarine.
The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world.
James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States from 1817 to 1825.
Jamestown is a town in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States.
Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American physician and diplomat.
Joseph Alston (1779September 10, 1816) was the 44th Governor of South Carolina from 1812 to 1814.
The Joseph H. Rainey House, also known as the Rainey-Camlin House, is a historic house at 909 Prince Street in Georgetown, South Carolina.
Joshua John Ward, of Georgetown County, South Carolina, was the largest American slaveholder,, Transcribed by Tom Blake, April to July 2001, (updated October, 2001 and December 2004 – now includes 19 holders) dubbed "the king of the rice planters".
Kansas City Bolt and Nut Company was a diverse steel parts manufacturing plant in Kansas City, Missouri that through its successors at its peak in the 1950s employed more than 4,500 people.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Keithfield Plantation is a historic rice plantation property and national historic district located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
The U.S. state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties, the maximum allowable by state law.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón (c. 1475, probably Castile, Spain – 18 October 1526) was a Spanish explorer who in 1526 established the short-lived San Miguel de Guadalupe colony, the first European attempt at a settlement in what is now the continental United States.
The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas are an archipelago within Banda Sea, Indonesia.
Mansfield Plantation is a well-preserved antebellum rice plantation, established in 1718 on the banks of the Black River in historic Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Maritime Southeast Asia is the maritime region of Southeast Asia as opposed to mainland Southeast Asia and comprises what is now Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, and Timor Leste.
Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 – April 17, 1984) was a United States Army officer who saw service during World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
Maarten "Martin" Van Buren (December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
McClellanville is a small fishing town in rural Charleston County, South Carolina, United States.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer and writer who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
Milldam Rice Mill and Rice Barn, also known as Kinloch Plantation, is a historic rice plantation property and national historic district located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Minim Island Shell Midden (38GE46) is a historic midden and archaeological site located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States.
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the East Coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina.
Nathanael Greene (June 19, 1786, sometimes misspelled Nathaniel) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783).
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Nightingale Hall Rice Mill Chimney, also known as Nightingale Plantation, is a historic rice mill chimney located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Old Market Building, also known as The Rice Museum, is a historic public market building located at Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley (February 12, 1893 – April 8, 1981), nicknamed Brad, was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II.
Pawleys Island is a town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, and the Atlantic coast barrier island on which the town is located.
The Pee Dee River, also known as the Great Pee Dee River, is a river in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Pee Dee River Rice Planters Historic District is a set of historic rice plantation properties and national historic district located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
Plantersville is an unincorporated community in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
Prince George Winyah Church is an Anglican church in Georgetown, South Carolina.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).
Rural Hall Plantation House is a historic plantation house located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
The Sampit River begins in a swampy area of western Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA.
San Miguel de Guadalupe, founded in 1526 by Spanish explorer Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón,In early 1521, Ponce de León had made a poorly documented, disastrous attempt to plant a colony near Charlotte Harbor, Florida but was quickly repulsed by the native Calusa.
Sephardi Jews, also known as Sephardic Jews or Sephardim (סְפָרַדִּים, Modern Hebrew: Sefaraddim, Tiberian: Səp̄āraddîm; also Ye'hude Sepharad, lit. "The Jews of Spain"), originally from Sepharad, Spain or the Iberian peninsula, are a Jewish ethnic division.
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
South Carolina Highway 51 (SC 51) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
The Lowcountry (sometimes Low Country or just low country) is a geographic and cultural region along South Carolina's coast, including the Sea Islands.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
The Spanish Empire (Imperio Español; Imperium Hispanicum), historically known as the Hispanic Monarchy (Monarquía Hispánica) and as the Catholic Monarchy (Monarquía Católica) was one of the largest empires in history.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
A steel mill or steelworks is an industrial plant for the manufacture of steel.
Submergent coastlines are stretches along the coast that have been inundated by the sea by a relative rise in sea levels from either isostacy or eustacy.
Subsistence agriculture is a self-sufficiency farming system in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their entire families.
Sumter is a city in and the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States.
A synagogue, also spelled synagog (pronounced; from Greek συναγωγή,, 'assembly', בית כנסת, 'house of assembly' or, "house of prayer", Yiddish: שול shul, Ladino: אסנוגה or קהל), is a Jewish house of prayer.
Temple Beth Elohim is a Reform synagogue located at 230 Screven Street in Georgetown, South Carolina.
The Sun News is a daily newspaper published in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in the United States.
Theodosia Burr Alston (June 21, 1783 – approximately January 2 or 3, 1813) was the daughter of U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr and Theodosia Bartow Prevost.
Thomas Lynch Jr. (August 5, 1749 – 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of South Carolina; his father was unable to sign the Declaration of Independence because of illness.
U.S. Route 17 or U.S. Highway 17 (abbreviation U.S. 17, US 17, also known as the Coastal Highway) is a north–south United States highway.
U.S. Route 17 Alternate (US 17 Alt) is an alternate route of U.S. Route 17 (US 17) in South Carolina that runs between Pocotaligo and Georgetown.
In the U.S. state of South Carolina, U.S. Route 17 (US 17) is a north–south highway located near the Atlantic Ocean.
U.S. Route 521 (US 521) is a north–south United States highway that traverses, from Georgetown, South Carolina to Charlotte, North Carolina.
U.S. Route 701 (US 701) is an auxiliary route of US 1 in the U.S. states of South Carolina and North Carolina.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The Waccamaw Neck is a long narrow peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Waccamaw River in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 miles (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States.
Washington Allston (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina.
Weehaw Rice Mill Chimney is a historic rice mill chimney located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Wicklow Hall Plantation is a historic plantation complex located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
Winyah Bay is a coastal estuary that is the confluence of the Waccamaw River, the Pee Dee River, the Black River, and the Sampit River in Georgetown County, in eastern South Carolina.
Winyah School, also known as Winyah Graded and High School, Georgetown Graded & High School, and Old Winyah School, is a historic school building located at Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.