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South Carolina History: Scotch-Irish Immigration to Carolinas

In the 2013 American Community Survey 5,310,285 were identified as Scottish and 2,976,878 of Scotch-Irish descent. Large scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s after the Battle of Culloden where the Clan structures were broken up and as a result of the Highland Clearances. The Scots went in search of a better life and settled in the thirteen colonies, mainly around South Carolina and Virginia.
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Event Info: (803) 785-2680
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 • Tue 7/18/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm 

Lexington Main Library
address  5440 Augusta Road
 Lexington, SC  29072