The Dark History Behind This Tiny Town In South Carolina Will Never Be Forgotten

This tiny town in South Carolina has known its share of grief, loss and turmoil in the 170 years since the community sprang up around the South’s first mass production cotton mill. She’s a small community of only 2,700 people, but to those who live here, her dark history will never be forgotten.

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Graniteville’s Historic District was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Have you ever been to this charming little community in Aiken County? It’s on US 1, five miles west of AIken. Did you know of her dark and tragic history?