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Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter
Charleston, South Carolina
The fort was named after General Thomas Sumter, a hero of the American Revolution. On April 12, 1861, at 4:30 a.m., Confederate batteries opened fire on the fort, which started the American Civil War.

South Carolina State House

South Carolina State House
Columbia, South Carolina
The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina. The building houses General Assembly and the offices of the Governor.

The Old Slave Mart Museum

The Old Slave Mart Museum
Charleston, South Carolina, 29401
An old museum.

South Carolina

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Postal Code: SC
Capital City: Columbia
Became a State: May 23, 1788
Population: 4,896,146*
Area: 32,020.49 miles2 (82,933.15 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular South Carolina Landmarks

  1. Fort Sumter
  2. Walden Correctional Institution
  3. Swallow Savanna
  4. The Big Opening
  5. Abbeville Opera House
  6. Columbia Museum of Art
  7. The Old Slave Mart Museum
  8. Harllee Natural History Museum
  9. Emanuel Synagogue
  10. Allendale County African-American Cultural Center

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