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September 2020

Wash Day at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Experience life on the one horse family farm in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm! It’s laundry time yet again at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm! Stop by on September 29th from 9 AM until 12 PM to see how clothes would have been cleaned before…

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The 2020 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series – General William Westmoreland: The Man Behind the Four Stars

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The 2020 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with General William Westmoreland: The Man Behind the Four Stars. Part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, this 30-minute film is the story of General Westmoreland, an Eagle Scout from Spartanburg County, who earned medals for bravery in World War II and…

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October 2020

Celebrate the Peanut at the Farm

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Short Cut Rd
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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Visitors of all ages are invited to join us Saturday, Oct 3rd from 9 AM-12 PM at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm as we celebrate one of our favorite treats, the peanut. Stop by to try boiled peanuts grown at the farm and help harvest them. Bring the kids for a game of hopscotch and a chance to make their own birdfeeder using peanut butter!
The L.W. Paul Living History Farm is open Tuesday-Saturday 9 AM-4 PM and teaches the history of the Horry County farm family from 1900-1955. The farm is free and open to the public and is located at the corner of Hwy 701 North and Harris Short Cut Road in Conway, SC. For more information, call the L. W. Paul Living History Farm at 843-915-5321 or email hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.
For a full list of programs and events at the Horry County Museum and L.W. Paul Living History Farm, visit www.horrycountymuseum.org.

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Museum Matinee: Ghosts & Legends of South Carolina Vol. I

October 7 @ 1:00 pm
Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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The 2020 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with South Carolina Ghosts & Legends Vol. I. This 30 minute film tracks the legends and lore from South Carolina’s past in a haunting journey from the Old Exchange Dungeon in Charleston to the Abbeville Opera House in the Upstate. Search for the Lands’ End Ghost that walks the Carolina coast and maybe the most famous of all, the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp.
The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 7th, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.
The Horry County Museum Documentary Film Matinees will continue throughout 2020. For a full list of films, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org. For more information, call the Horry County Museum at 843-915-5320 or e-mail hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.

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Junior Farmers at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for free 30 minute Saturday activities at the Farm! Parents can sign children up for a half-hour session between 9 AM-11 AM. Group sizes will be limited to 5 children per session to help ensure social distancing. On October 10th children will learn the role honey bees play in food…

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The Spanish Flu of 1918 in Horry County

October 10 @ 1:00 pm
Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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Join us on October 10th as Horry County Museum Curator Hillary Winburn discusses the impact of the Spanish Flu of 1918 on Horry County.
Hillary Winburn graduated from The College of Charleston in 2005. Before becoming Curator for the Horry County Museum and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Ms. Winburn volunteered with The Friends of the Hunley and worked with the Historic Charleston Foundation and the Horry County Library. In 2018, she graduated from the Jekyll Island Museum Management Institute. She is a member of the South Carolina Federation of Museums and the Southeastern Museum Conference.
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 hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org. To view a full list of programs, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org.

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Museum Matinee: Hurricane Hazel-Transforming the Grand Strand

October 14 @ 1:00 pm
Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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The 2020 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Transforming the Grand Strand: Hurricane Hazel.
Hurricane Hazel slammed into the Grand Strand on October 15, 1954 as a category four hurricane on a full moon high tide and forever changed our area. This film, locally produced by Stages Video, reconstructs the devastating impact of Hurricane Hazel on Myrtle Beach and Horry County through interviews with survivors, archival photographs and film footage.
The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 14th at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.
The Horry County Museum Documentary Film Matinees will continue throughout 2020. For a list of films, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org. For more information, call the Horry County Museum at 843-915-5320 or e-mail hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.

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Junior Farmers at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for free 30 minute Saturday activities at the Farm! Parents can sign children up for a half-hour session between 9 AM-11 AM. Group sizes will be limited to 5 children per session to help ensure social distancing. On October 17th children will learn about the different types of wildlife in…

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