South Carolina Facts

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Introduction - South Carolina

Bordered by North Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean, the state of South Carolina is in the heart of the southeast region of the United States. What used to be a primarily agricultural state has evolved into a popular location for mills and manufacturing. Including the American Revolution and the American Civil War, South Carolina has seen more than its share of battles. In fact, Fort Sumter, in Charleston Harbor, is where the very first battle of the Civil took place. Those interested in history will find many forts and battlefields throughout the state, as well as the USS Yorktown in Charleston Harbor, and a kid favorite, the South Carolina Aquarium. In the lists of facts below you will discover why the Black River Swamp Preserve has tea-colored water, when South Carolina became a state, and other interesting information about this fascinating Southeastern state.

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