The following information was excerpted from the The South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 1, Chapter 1, Article 9, section 1-1-674.
Title 1 - Administration of the Government
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 9. STATE EMBLEMS, PLEDGE TO STATE FLAG, OFFICIAL OBSERVANCES
SECTION 1-1-674. Official State Pecan Festival.
The South Carolina Pecan Festival in Florence County is designated as the official State Pecan Festival.
State of South Carolina. South Carolina Code of Laws. Columbia: State of South Carolina, 2011. Web. 1 Jun 2011. <http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/statmast.htm>.
2011 S.C. Pecan Festival: Brief calendar entry for 2011 festival.
2010 S.C. Pecan Festival: Information / Schedules / Maps / Video for the 2010 Pecan Festival.
OPINION: Pecan Festival offers a vision of what might one day be: Review of 2010 Pecan Festival from The Morning News - The Voice of the Pee Dee.
Florence Downtown Development Corporation (FDDC): The Florence Downtown Development Corporation (FDDC) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization established by the City of Florence, South Carolina to foster revitalization in Downtown Florence and initiated the Pecan Festival.