South Carolina

Get facts and photos about the 8th state.

Recent finds suggest that people arrived in the area now called South Carolina over 50,000 years ago. Native American tribes such as the Cherokee, Creek, and Santee have lived here for thousands of years.

South Carolina Barry the bald eagle meets the three state birds of South Carolina: MC Wren the wren, Wild Bill the wild turkey, and MC Woodie the wood duck. Together they explore the rich history and geography of the eighth state admitted to the Union. And things get a little crazy when Wild Bill takes the microphone!