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"Under-the-Kudzu"

 

 

 

 Effective: 07/05/18 08:30

  by: PMK

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1970 - 2018

 

 

Under-the-Kudzu was a weekly video series showcasing the famous and not so famous history in and around the Upstate of SC.

Produced by Brian Scott and Dead Horse Productions.   Project Founded: 12-Mar-2013  

 

 

Episode #

Video Hyperlink

Episode Subject

 

 

 

1

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William Wirt Humphreys:

2

x

Amelia Earhart's Landing in Anderson: 

3

x

Maude Broadwick, S.C.'s First Aerial Fatality:

4

x

John and James Dillingham, Anderson's Twin Chiefs of Police:

5

x

William Sayle, S.C.'s 1st Governor:

6

x

The S.C. State Flag: 

7

x

Battle of Anderson Part 1:

8

x

Battle of Anderson Part 2:

9

x

Anderson Occupied:

10

x

Rocky River

11

x

Dr. Philip Wilhite

12

x

McDuffie Street

13

x

Hiram Lodge

14

x

Then & Now - Part 1

15

x

Then & Now - Part 2

16

x

Captain John Daniels

17

x

Anderson Courthouse

18

x

Cedar Springs

19

x

Trinity Episcopal Church

20

x

Cradle to Grave - Part 1

21

x

Cradle to Grave - Part 2

22

x

Major of Saint Lo

23

x

SC State Symbols - Part 1

24

x

SC State Symbols - Part 2

25

x

John W. Linley

26

x

The Anderson Blitz

27

x

Robert Mills

28

x

Joseph West

29

x

The Graffney Strangler - Part 1

30

x

The Graffney Strangler - Part 2

31 x

Ebenezer Church

32 x

Haunted Graves

33 x

Hunter's Store

34 x

General E.B. Bee

35 x

General Stevens

36 x

Charlesfort

37 x

An Anderson Tranksgiving

38 x

Joel Poinsett

39 x

Mary Had a Baby

40 x

Anderson's Christmas Merchants

41 x Anderson Christmas
42 x

James L Orr Sr - Part 1

43 x

James L Orr Sr - Part 2

44 x

Joseph Whitner Sr

45 x

Jacob Pickney Reed

46 x

Benjamin Franklin Mauldin

47 x

Robert Sadler

48 x

Saint Paul's Baptist Church

49 x

Perry School

50 x

Pendleton Faith Cabin Library

51 x

Carnegie Libraries

52 x

Chiquola Mill

53 x

Honea Path

54 x

Olin Johnson

55 x

Ramer House

56 x

Patrick Military Institute

   

( Project was terminated )

 

 

Brian Keith Scott, age 48, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at AnMed Health Medical Center. Born in Anderson on February 4, 1970, he was the son of the late Judd Keith Scott and the late Claudia Gina McClellan Scott.

Brian was a graduate of the Oakwood Christian School in Anderson and received a Master of Public Administration Degree from Clemson University. Brian was well established as an expert on the history of Anderson County and the State of South Carolina. He was an avid genealogist and was the author of seven books on the history of Anderson County and the State of South Carolina. Brian worked closely with the Anderson County Genealogical Society, and produced “Under the Kudzu”. Brian was a tour guide, giving tours of Anderson’s numerous historical sites. He was an amateur actor performing in upstate playhouse productions. He was owner of Great Scott’s Food and worked at Palmetto Distillery.

Brian is survived by his step-mother, Brenda Scott of Anderson; maternal grandmother, Barbara McClellan of Anderson; a sister, Jennifer F. Smoak (Jeff) of Pendleton, SC; two brothers, Mark Foster (Emily) of Greenville, SC and Daniel E. Foster of Belton, SC; aunts, Allyson Sanders (Brian) of Anderson and Pam Rainey, also of Anderson; an uncle, Rick McClellan (Becky) of Anderson; also surviving are two close friends, Jason Poynter and Daemion Pilgrim; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Brian was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Joe Bill McClellan; paternal grandfather Judd Weston Scott; paternal grandmother, Francis Louise Weeks Scott; uncle, Russell McClellan; two brothers, Chris and Travis Scott; niece, Macayla Grace Smoak.

The funeral service to celebrate and honor the life of Brian Scott was held at the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018, with Rev. Jeff Smoak officiating. Interment was followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.