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  • proper n. A river in South Carolina, see w:Congaree River
  • proper n. Congaree National Park, a national park in South Carolina
  • proper n. A tribe of Native Americans who lived alongside the Congaree River, see w:Congaree (tribe)


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  • ... to a place in South Carolina, a few miles south of Columbia, called Congaree Swamp National Park (one of the nation's newest).

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  • Since Gingrich's rise to the front of the Republican presidential hopefuls, his ego had struggled to remain in check but this week, it had had enough and escaped, demolishing an electrical power grid in Iowa, setting fire to Congaree National Park in South Carolina, and crushing a bus of school children in Florida.

    Spencer Green: Newt Gingrich's Ego Escapes, Ravages Countryside

  • The NPS has also announced a series of free events for next weekend, including no charge for equipment and instruction for snorkeling at Cape Cod; kayaking at the DeSoto National Memorial in Florida; or canoeing in Congaree in South Carolina or Big Cypress in Florida.

    National parks throw open gates for free

  • At the age of 20, Dorcas Nelson married Richard Richardson in 1761, and moved to her husband's home, about twenty miles up the river, near the junction of the Congaree and the Wateree.

    History of American Women

  • Richardson led his miserable men and their prisoners on a brutal seven-day march back to the Congaree.

    History of American Women

  • Tree-huggers rejoiced at the founding of Congaree National Park, a 22,200-acre terrain that earned its national stripes as recently as 2003.

    Top 10 National Parks Without Crowds | Impact Lab

  • South Carolina colonial documents indicate that the Santee and the Congaree were cut off by the Itwan and the Cossabo, coastal tribes who were fighting for the English, and the Santee prisoners were sold as slaves in the West Indies in 1716.

    History of American Women

  • The home had been constructed on a hill overlooking the Congaree River.


  • For exercise, Daddy took long walks on our property, for we had one hundred fifty acres with wooded paths, two rather large ponds, and a stream that twisted itself over rocks and hills to empty into a larger stream that fed into the Congaree River.


  • Should we encounter too much opposition near Orangeburg, then I will for a time neglect that branch, and rapidly move on Columbia, and fill up the triangle formed by the Congaree and Wateree (tributaries of the Santee), breaking up that great centre of the Carolina roads.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals


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