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1757 Letter from the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation to SC Governor Lyttleton

A letter signed on the 16th of June 1757 by the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation and several formerly separate tribes within that Nation, says, among much else, that: “Our brothers, the Cherocees, has sent us a tomahawk for to … Continue reading

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Santee Indian Mound in Summerton, SC

Indian mounds in SC are quite rare.  Typically the mound building groups were further west and north.  However, South Carolina does have one that is quite remarkable and probably many more that are unrecognizable today. The Santee Indian Mound is … Continue reading

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