September 11, 2015

Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay to be shown at the Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum presents the film Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay. Directed and produced by George Wingard and Mark Albertin and released through the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program and Scrapbook Video, this film tells the story of David Drake, a slave potter from Edgefield, South Carolina. David was one […]
September 8, 2015

Closed County Holidays

The Museum and Farm are closed on the following days: January 1st, 2022 January 15th, 2022 May 28th, 2022 June 18th, 2022 July 2nd, 2022 September 3rd, 2022 November 11th-12th, 2022 November 24th-26th, 2022 December 23rd-27th, 2022
September 3, 2015

Horry County Museum Director to speak on the history of Horry County

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present Walter Hill. Mr. Hill will give an introduction to the history of Horry County on September 12, 2015. Among the topics discussed will be the “lucky breaks” that shaped Horry County’s history. The program begins at 1pm in the McCown Auditorium located at […]
August 24, 2015

Cooking demonstration and traditional music at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the “one horse family farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955. On August 29, 2015, demonstrations will include showing how fried chicken was prepared on the wood burning stove and three part harmonies in traditional music in the church. Cooking demonstrations will occur from 9:00 AM until 12:00PM. Music in […]
August 24, 2015

Horry County Museum to show film about the history of Aynor, SC

The Horry County Museum will show a locally produced film by Nelson and Sam Thomas about the history of Aynor, South Carolina. Told through interviews and photographs, this 70 minute film tells the story of the town’s incorporation and history. The film will be shown August 29, 2015 and begins at 1 […]
August 12, 2015

Donald Kirkpatrick to give lecture at Horry County Museum on Fossils of Pee Dee Region

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by Donald Kirkpatrick. Mr. Kirkpatrick will be giving a presentation on Upper Cretaceous (Age of Dinosaurs) Fossil Vertebrates of the Pee Dee Region on August 22, 2015. The program begins at 1 pm in the McCown Auditorium at the Horry County […]
August 5, 2015

Fessa John Hook to give presentation on the Shag dance at Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by ‘Fessa John Hook. ‘Fessa Hook will be speaking on the South Carolina State Dance, the Shag, on August 15, 2015. The program will feature demonstrations of some of the steps from the Shag and begins at 1 pm in the […]
August 5, 2015

Creating the Carolinas: A Boundary for North and South Carolina

An exhibit from the South Carolina Historical Society on display at the Horry County Museum Have you ever wondered how the borders of South Carolina were created? The story of South Carolina’s boundaries began 400 years ago when kings, political deals, Indian treaties, and misguided surveying helped create our state lines. Learn […]