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Entered the Union: May 23, 1788 (8) Capital: Columbia
Origin of Name: Carolina was named to honor Charles IX of France
and then Charles I and Charles II of England.
State Nicknames: Palmetto State • Keystone of the South Atlantic Seaboard
• The Iodine State • The Rice State
State Flower: Carolina Yellow Jessamine State Bird: Carolina Wren
State Animal: White-tailed Deer State Tree: Cabbage Palmetto
State Reptile: Loggerhead Sea Turtle State Wildflower: Goldenrod
State Amphibian: Spotted Salamander State Dog: Boykin Spaniel
State Butterfly: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail State Gem Stone: Amethyst
State Game Bird: Wild Turkey State Song: “Carolina”
State Mottos: Animis opibusque parati (Prepared in mind and resources) • Dum spiro spero (While I breathe, I hope)
National Forest: 1 • State Forests: 4 • State Parks: 47
Famous For: Myrtle Beach, Magnolia & Cypress Gardens, Hilton Head Resorts
Famous South Carolinians: Andrew Jackson (President), John C. Calhoun (Statesman), Mark Clark (General), Joe Frazier (Boxer), Athea Gibson (Tennis), Dizzy Gillespie (Jazz Trumpeter), Francis Marion "Swamp Fox" (Revolutionary General), Ronald McNair (Astronaut), John Rutledge (US Supreme Court), William Westmoreland (General), Vanna White (TV Personality), Charles Townes (Nobel Prize-Physicist)

 

Video of ride from Commerce, Georgia To Blacksburg, South Carolina

 

 

South Carolina Start

 

 

 

South Carolina End

 


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