COLUMBIA – History is really nothing more than our collective memory stitched together with golden strands of facts and figures that keep it all from being frayed and forgotten. But history doesn’t preserve itself.
What we know about our past depends largely upon people caring enough in the present to write it down for the future. And it takes stewardship to keep it from fading away.
Thursday night, more than 500 people attended a gala here in the capital city where eight former athletes were inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. But if you’re looking for the actual Hall of Fame, it’s a bit difficult to find.