September 11, 2015
Discovering Dave 9.19.15

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: November 28th-30th, 2019 December 25th-28th, 2019 January 1, 2020 January 18, 2020 April 10th-11th, 2020 May 23rd, 2020 July 3rd-4th, 2020 September 5th, 2020 November 11th, 2020 November 26th-28th, 2020 December 24th-26th, 2020
September 3, 2015
Horry History

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 & Music

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
Aynor Film

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
Fossils

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
John Hook

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 […]