Since their discovery along the Scuppernong River in North Carolina, Scuppernongs, and other varieties of muscadine grapes, have been popular ingredients in wines, pies, jams, and jellies throughout many Southern kitchens. To learn more about this unique native fruit, join us on September 12th for a program by Museum Director Walter Hill.
The Director of the Horry County Museum, Robert Walter Hill IV received his Bachelor’s degree in History from Coastal Carolina University and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from Harvard University. In addition to his involvement with a variety of regional and national museum organizations, Hill is also a graduate of the Jekyll Island Museum Management Institute for the Southeastern Museums Conference. In 2010, he was named Alumnus of the Year for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts by Coastal Carolina University. Hill continues to live in his hometown of Plantersville, South Carolina with his wife Adrienne and their children Robert and Kate.
The program will begin at 1 pm in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email email@example.com. To view a full list of programs, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org.