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Purrysburg settlement

Monday, September 5th, 2005

Purrysburg was a colonial town in Beaufort County, South Carolina. While the town itself was abandoned, the settlers were successful. The town was located on the South Carolina bank of the Savannah River.
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Colonial Period of South Carolina

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

By the end of the 16th century, the Spanish and French had gone from the area of South Carolina after several colonization attempts and reconnaissance missions. In 1629 Charles I granted his attorney general a charter to everything between latitudes 36 and 31. Later, Charles II gave the land to eight nobles, the Lords Proprietors, who ruled over the Carolinas until 1719 when South Carolina was split off from North Carolina and became a British province. Read the rest of this entry »

South Carolina Colony

Sunday, August 7th, 2005

The South Carolina Colony was originally part of the Province of Carolina, which was chartered in 1663.
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