Eric Emerson, agency director and state historic preservation officer of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History pulls out the original 1860 Ordinance of Secession from the climate controlled archives. Descendants of signers of the 1860 Ordinance of Secession gathered Sunday at the SC Department of Archives and History to hold a memorial service for the signers.
Eric Emerson, agency director and state historic preservation officer of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History pulls out the original 1860 Ordinance of Secession from the climate controlled archives. Descendants of signers of the 1860 Ordinance of Secession gathered Sunday at the SC Department of Archives and History to hold a memorial service for the signers. Renee Ittner-McManus / The State
Eric Emerson, agency director and state historic preservation officer of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History pulls out the original 1860 Ordinance of Secession from the climate controlled archives. Descendants of signers of the 1860 Ordinance of Secession gathered Sunday at the SC Department of Archives and History to hold a memorial service for the signers. Renee Ittner-McManus / The State

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December 19, 2010 9:02 PM