History of MUSC St. Luke’s Chapel

History of MUSC St. Luke’s Chapel

The current St Luke’s Chapel on the campus of the Medical University of South Carolina has a fascinating history. Prior to the Civil War, the property at the corner of Ashley Ave and Bee Street was a Federal arsenal. Union soldiers from Ft Sumter were ordered to...
Meet George Alfred Trenholm

Meet George Alfred Trenholm

I grew up just off Trenholm Road in Columbia, SC, and never once thought of where the name came from. George Alfred Trenholm was a financier, banker, cotton broker, shipping magnate, the richest man in the South, and Secretary of the Confederate Treasury when Richmond...
Happy Readers!

Happy Readers!

Excited readers looking forward to reading Roger Newman’s “Will O’ the Wisp: Madness, War, and Recompense.” Don’t be the last one in your neighborhood to have a...
The Search Continues…

The Search Continues…

The History Channel recently spent millions of dollars to find the lost Confederate gold at the bottom of Lake Michigan. Spoiler alert – It wasn’t there! Read Roger Newman’s “Will O’ the Wisp: Madness, War, and Recompense” for a...
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