South Carolina Postcards, Volume 10: Sumter County (Postcard History Series)

South Carolina Postcards, Volume 10: Sumter County (Postcard History Series)

by Howard Woody, Allan D. Thigpen
     
 

Established in 1800 and located in the heart of South Carolina, Sumter County was named after the Revolutionary War hero Gen. Thomas Sumter, whose fighting spirit earned him the nickname "The Gamecock." The county has played an integral role in American history. Battles during both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars were fought in the area. Today, Sumter County has

Overview


Established in 1800 and located in the heart of South Carolina, Sumter County was named after the Revolutionary War hero Gen. Thomas Sumter, whose fighting spirit earned him the nickname "The Gamecock." The county has played an integral role in American history. Battles during both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars were fought in the area. Today, Sumter County has evolved from a rural agricultural society to a modern community with a thriving economy. Residents are proud to call Sumter home, celebrating the area's Southern culture and many recreational opportunities, including numerous golf courses and parks. This fascinating new volume on Sumter County captures the charm of its people, documenting the county's fascinating history in an engaging collection of historic images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738517735
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,157,240
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author


In his tenth book illustrating South Carolina's history through pictures and postcards, Howard Woody collaborates with local historian Allan D. Thigpen to celebrate, through word and image, the unique story of this vibrant region.

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