This is the fourth collection of 25 stories from the popular “100 objects in 100 days” T&D series from 2014 that focused on interesting places, people and things in Orangeburg County.
A building that once served as a school for the Native American population in the area still stands today on Bayview Street just outside of Ho…
Branchville commemorates its place in history as the home of the World’s Oldest Railroad Junction each September by presenting its Raylrode Da…
Just a few feet away from the Aiken County line in Orangeburg County stands a granite marker erected more than 90 years ago by the Jeremiah Jo…
Ebenezer Baptist Church, its white peaked arches stretching toward heaven, dominates the landscape of the small town of Cordova.
More than 230 years ago, the birthing pains of a young nation were felt in fierce fighting between American Patriots and British forces.
Thousands upon thousands of these “objects” are visible from one end of Orangeburg County to the other in the late summer each year.
The expansive Four Hole Swamp crosses through a major portion of Orangeburg County as well as portions of Calhoun, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
The Elloree Training Center, home of the annual Elloree Trials horse racing event each year, got its start in 1939 when the land was purchased…
CORDOVA -- Kurt Von Graff, owner of Dry Swamp Airport, has said the property was all farmland when he purchased it in 2003, but now it’s an ai…
A silo stands near the No. 1 tee at Hillcrest Golf Club. It and the clubhouse, the shell of a farm’s barn, serve as reminders of the days befo…
“Riding along in my automobile, my baby beside me at the wheel. I stole a kiss at the turn of a mile, my curiosity running wild. Cruising and …
Oliver Cromwell Dawson served for many years as a professor, athletic director, coach and administrator at South Carolina State College.
Theodore Kohn was 10 when he emigrated from Furth, Germany to Orangeburg in 1850 with his parents and brother. He was among the first Jewish i…
City history books don’t tell much about the daily lives of early 1900s citizens, but a glimpse reveals Orangeburg residents have always liked…
The Holcim (US) Holly Hill cement plant opened in 1966, ready to supply much-needed cement to the Southeast.
The Edisto Memorial Gardens Rose Garden has received international and national acclaim as one of nine test gardens in the nation.