Hidden History of Anderson County

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Anderson County, created in 1826, played a huge role in South Carolina's past. Many of those stories remain untold. Learn the story behind the person who discovered ether and the connection to one of Anderson's stately manors. Encounter the day Anderson was taken over by armed militia—a spectacle that thousands gathered to see and that newsreels across the country covered. Discover the connection between Anderson County and one of the largest scandals in history that kept millions from winning huge prizes by eating a Big Mac. Author Liz Carey details the lesser-known history of Anderson County.
ISBN: 9781467136709
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: South Carolina
Series: Hidden History
Images: 43
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
For the past twenty years, Liz Carey has been telling the stories of those around her. An award-winning journalist in Ohio, Kentucky and South Carolina, Carey has covered everything from religion to government to education—and everything in between. Carey graduated from Miami University and cut her teeth in journalism writing for Everybody's News, Cincinnati's original alternative newsweekly, before moving on to Cincinnati CityBeat. Originally from Versailles, Kentucky, Carey lives in Anderson, South Carolina, where she is involved with several nonprofit organizations, including Anderson County Woman's Club, the Friends of the Anderson County Library and Progressive Women of Anderson. Currently, she works from home in a house she shares with a dog, two cats, two teenagers and her husband.
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