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The Fight For Independence In The Upcountry

Anyone who’s seen the movie The Patriot starring Mel Gibson as Benjamin Martin knows the prominent role South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War. The Palmetto State hosted more than 200 battles and skirmishes, the most among the original 13 […]

Discover African American History in Cherokee County

Did You Know? Black History Month is celebrated every February as an homage to the achievements of African Americans who have shaped American history. The idea for a way to celebrate African American achievements started in 1915 by historian Carter […]

Where To Take Your Sweetie for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the holiday where you get to splurge on your loved one. A romantic trip is just what is called for, and the Upcountry is the perfect location. First, let’s talk about where to eat. Memorable Places to […]

Where To Stay For Valentine’s Day

The folks at Laurel Mountain Inn tell us that Valentine’s month begins February 1st and they are celebrating all month long.   Follow the RED HEARTS to the Laurel Mountain Inn, privately located on 7 acres across from Table Rock […]

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