Experience life on the family farm in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Join us on March 28th from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM to learn about the different animals on the farm and their various roles. Visitors can help feed the animals from 9-9:30 by shelling corn and using it to feed the chickens.
In this month’s demonstration, staff will discuss the feeding and care of chickens and how important they were to farmers in Horry County. Visitors will also learn about different breeds of chickens and which ones were chosen for their egg or meat production.Find out more »
The Horry County Museum will offer a lecture by Marian Calder on Saturday, July 18th, on Peter Horry. Many of us have heard of Francis Marion thanks to the romanticized stories by Parson Weems. But what about the man who served along with him and for whom Horry County is named? Join…Find out more »
Learn about measuring wind speed and make an anemometer to take home.Find out more »
Learn about children's games from the past & recreate one to take with you.Find out more »
Try your hand at making your own butter!Find out more »
The Horry County Museum presents a lecture by Donald Kirkpatrick at 1:00 PM on July 25th on vertebrate fossils of the Upper Cretaceous (Age of Dinosaurs) Period in the Pee Dee. Featuring fossils from his own collection, Mr. Kirkpatrick will discuss what areas he looks for fossils in, and the types that…Find out more »
Experience life on the ‘one horse family farm’ from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm! For much of the 20th century, tobacco was the main cash crop for Horry County and the Pee Dee Region. During the late summer, leaves would be gathered and taken to the barn to be…Find out more »