1. SC License Plate used to be: “The Iodine State” (right now non-existent)
2. State motto: Dum spiro, spero,” which translates to “While I breathe, I hope.”
3. On April 12, 1861, the Civil War began at Fort Sumter in South Carolina when Confederate soldiers opened fire on the Union soldiers guarding the sea fort.
4. Bishopville, South Carolina, is home to The Button Museum,
5. “America’s First Museum” was started by the Charleston Library Society in 1773