THE STATE LANGUAGE English was designated as the official State Language by Act Number 25 of 1987. English is the primary language of the United States. The United States is also the country with the highest number of native English speakers.
THE STATE LOWCOUNTRY HANDCRAFT The Sweetgrass Basket was designated as the official State Lowcountry Handcraft by Act Number 234 of 2006. Sweetgrass basket-making has been a tradition in the lowcountry for more than 300 years and is one of the oldest art forms of African origin in the United States. The baskets are famed for the detailed craftsmanship.