South Carolina is nicknamed The Palmetto State and is originally named after King Charles I. It was the 8th state to join the union. South Carolina is hope to over 187 miles of coastline, making it absolutely perfect for a beach getaway. It has a rich culture and deep history that you can find evidence of in the soulful music and food of the state. Slavery and the Civil War play a significant role in South Carolina’s complex social, political and economic profile. The battles fought in South Carolina were relatively small, except for the one now known as the Siege of Charleston, to which even Civil War battles do not compare. Explore all of South Carolina’s beauty, culture, and history on August 31.
When Is National South Carolina Day?
On August 31, we recognize the great state of South Carolina.
History Of National South Carolina Day
In 2017, National Day Calendar® began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii.