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South Carolina Research Resources: Early South Carolina History

General History

Early South Carolina History Images

Bird's Eye View of Charleston

A View of Charles Town the Capital of South Carolina in North America

From Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century Bird's Eye View of Charleston. Charleston was considered the cultural center of South Carolina and its largest city. Engraving from The Progress of the Republic by R. S. Fisher, 1856. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

'A new description of that fertile and pleasant province of Carolina

Title-page of 'A new description of that fertile and pleasant province of Carolina'

From Bridgeman Images: Peter Newark American Pictures Credit: Title-page of 'A new description of that fertile and pleasant province of Carolina', printed in London by John Archdale, late Governor of Carolina, 1707 (newsprint), English School, (18th century) / Private Collection / Peter Newark Pictures / The Bridgeman Art Library