Graniteville

(Mining Area) 

 
Portion of NAPP infrared photograph of old textile mills in Graniteville (1989). Portion of Graniteville USGS quadrangle (1980).

Cartographic Products:

Graniteville                                                                Graniteville
       (NAPP)                                                                 (Topo Map)   

Graniteville Litho Map                                               Graniteville Topo Map

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Rationale

Background Information
    Description of Landforms
        Characteristic Landforms of the Sandhills / Midlands
        Geographic Features of Special Interest
        Fall Line Zone
        Sandhills Soils
    Influence of Topography on Historical Events and Cultural Trends
        Landforms Influenced the Development of Cities
        Choosing a New Site for the Capital
        Laying Out the City of Columbia
        The Columbia Canal and Water Transportation
        The Secession Convention and the Onset of the Civil War
        Sherman's March Through South Carolina
        The Fall of Columbia
        Preservation of Historic Homes
    Natural Resources, Land Use, and Environmental Concerns
        Climate and Water Resources
        Agriculture and Forestry
        Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
        Unique Natural Habitats in the Sandhills
        Clay Deposits
        The Pottery Industry

Study Site 4B--Graniteville (Mining Area)
    Brief Site Description
        Introduction
        William Gregg and Manufacturing
        Kaolin Mining and Environmental Restoration
    Activity 4B-1: Impact of Mining
    Activity 4B-2: Textile Mill Town

 
 
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