The Korean War & Horry County

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The Korean War & Horry County

July 9 @ 1:00 pm

“The Impact of the Korean War on Horry County”

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture Nicholas Gallagher and Brogan Will on the impact of the Korean War on Horry County on Saturday, July 9th at 1 PM.

Both Gallagher and Will were Prince Fellows during the 2021-2022 school year at Coastal Carolina University and conducted extensive research on Horry County during the Korean War. Nicholas is a History major at CCU, and will graduate in December. He is a South Carolina Teaching Fellow and a member of the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society. His research project examines the collective memory, as well as the impacts, of the Korean War on Horry County.

Brogan recently graduated with a BA in History from CCU, and is currently enrolled as a graduate student at CCU in the Masters in the Art of Teaching program. His research project examines the life, death, and repatriation of Master Sergeant Ernest Grainger, a soldier who was missing in action in Korea, until his remains were returned in 2012.

The program will begin at 1:00 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 To view a full list of programs, visit our website at


July 9
1:00 pm


McCown Auditorium
805 Main Street
Conway, SC United States
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