May 26, 2017
J.R.

JR Fennell to speak on the history of alcohol in South Carolina

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by J.R. Fennell on the history of alcohol and drinking in the state of South Carolina. Attendees will learn about the alcoholic beverages that South Carolinians enjoyed in the colonial period through the end of prohibition. This presentation will also teach […]
May 17, 2017
Cooking Demonstration

Upcoming programs at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the one horse family farm in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. On Tuesday, May 30th, from 9 AM-3 PM, see how clothes and linens were washed and learn where families would have gotten their water supply to do the necessary laundry Thursday, June […]
May 4, 2017
MUSEUM DAY 2017

Museum Day at the Horry County Museum

Celebrate the Horry County Museum and our local history! This special event day is free to the public and will feature various activities, demonstrations and information stations from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on May 13th. Learn about Native Americans with a special demonstration by Ronnie Floyd from 10-12. From 11-12, visitors […]
May 2, 2017
May Active Adult

Active Adult Series at the Horry County Museum continues with lecture on Native Americans

The monthly Active Adult Series at the Horry County Museum will continue on May 16th at 1:00 PM with a lecture on Southeastern Native Americans. Join us to learn the history, lifestyles, and culture of the earliest residents of Horry County. The Active Adult Series will be held the third Tuesday of […]
May 2, 2017

Horry County Museum Documentary Film Matinees for May 2017

The Horry County Museum continues its Documentary Matinee Series for 2017, featuring films from the museum’s collection. The films, which last from 30 minutes to an hour, will be shown on Wednesdays at 1:00 PM and will continue throughout the year. May films include Hard to Say Goodbye: The Official Documentary of […]
April 26, 2017
Fielding Freed

Fielding Freed to speak at the Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Fielding Freed on Saturday, May 6th, on grunt gear of the Vietnam War. A grunt once said that with all the gear on his back he felt like a turtle and moved about as quickly. This hands-on program will show […]
April 26, 2017
Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. On small farms that grew most of their own food, it was a special treat to have new potatoes cooked with garden peas in May. Enough potatoes and peas for “a mess” was […]
April 7, 2017
Venus Fly Trap

Dr. Jim Luken to speak on the Venus flytrap

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Dr. Jim Luken on Saturday, April 22nd, on the Venus flytrap. The Venus flytrap is known worldwide as a carnivorous plant catching prey with unique snap traps. However, few people know that the Venus flytrap is native to Horry County […]