July 29, 2015
John Fowler

John Fowler to give presentation at Horry County Museum on the history of roots and ethnic music in South Carolina

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present John Fowler. Mr. Fowler will be giving a presentation on the history of roots and ethnic music in South Carolina on August 8, 2015. An interactive timeline lecture with music presentations, John connects the dots, linking music heritage relative to region, ethnicity, religion […]
July 28, 2015
generic quilt

2016 Featured Quilter Kathleen Stuart

Like many of you, I started doing needlework at a very early age.  I taught myself to sew using a Singer treadle sewing machine, making clothing for my family. When I married, I continued to make my husband’s suits, the children’s clothing, wedding gowns, costumes for school plays and even some custom […]
July 23, 2015
Dried Tobacco

THE L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM “ANNUAL TOBACCO HERITAGE DAY” AUGUST 1, 2015

The L.W. Paul Living History Farm will hold its annual Tobacco Heritage Day on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Hand tying and stringing of tobacco and a variety of domestic activities such as grinding grits and meal, cooking on a wood stove, blacksmithing, and traditional music will […]
July 14, 2015
Wink Prince

Dr. Eldred “Wink” Prince to give lecture on the history of tobacco cultivation at Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by local author and historian Dr. Eldred “Wink” Prince on July 25, 2015. Dr. Prince will discuss the history of tobacco cultivation in Horry County.  The program begins at 1 pm in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway […]
July 14, 2015
Mansfield Plantation

Christopher Boyle to give presentation on Mansfield Plantation at Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture and book signing by Christopher Boyle on July 18, 2015. Mr. Boyle will be speaking about his book Mansfield Plantation: A Legacy on the Black River. Mansfield Plantation was the ancestral home of the Man-Taylor-Lance-Parker family for over one hundred and fifty […]
July 6, 2015
Declaration of Independence

2015 Horry County Museum Film Series Premiers Film on Declaration of Independence on July 11th

The 2015 Horry County Museum Film Series continues on July 11th with the locally produced film Birth of a Nation: The Making of the Declaration of Independence. The film is free to the public, and will be presented at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 11th in the McCown Auditorium at the Horry County […]
July 1, 2015
wealth-of-nothing

The Wealth Of Nothing

William Van Auken Greene, a one-armed itinerant photographer, photographed over 2,000 people and places in Horry County, South Carolina during the 1930s and 1940s. He photographed barn fires, parents clutching their sons in uniform, school plays and the tobacco harvest. While Greene’s catalogs of these photographs are lost, multiple volunteers have combed […]