History Has Forgotten This Bizarre South Carolina Event From 62 Years Ago

In 1958, an unfortunate series of events high in the air over the Pee Dee region of the Palmetto State led to the U.S. Government accidentally dropping a nuclear device on a family farm in Florence County. The effects were shocking.

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For more bizarre South Carolina events, here are 8 Insane Things That Happened In South Carolina That You Won’t Find In History Books.