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  • S.C. American Revolution 250th Anniversary Commission Appoints Gen. William Grimsley as Chairman

    April 17, 2024 (Columbia, S.C.) - The South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) proudly announces the appointment of retired Gen. William Grimsley as its new chairman. Grimsley's distinguished military career includes command and leadership positions at every level from platoon through corps, both stateside and overseas. Throughout his service, he garnered numerous awards and…

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  • Historical marker program points to South Carolina’s rich Revolutionary history

    (Columbia, S.C.) - The South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) is highlighting the state's pivotal role in the American Revolution by directing residents and tourists to the sites where independence began. Initiated in January 2020 by SC250 Chairman Charles Baxley and historian Bill Segars, SC250’s historical marker program began with a vision to locate…

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  • American Revolution 250th Anniversary Commission Now Accepting Grant Applications

    With $5 million available in funding for projects and grants this fiscal year, the South Carolina American Revolution Sestercentennial Commission (SC250) is poised to make a lasting impact on education and cultural tourism, especially in South Carolina‘s rural counties. The bulk of the funding will make significant American Revolution sites across the state more visitable…

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