May 15, 2018
Stolen Charleston

J. Grahame Long: Stolen Charleston-The Spoils of War

The Horry County Museum and the Horry County Historical Society present a lecture and book signing by J. Grahame Long on Saturday, May 19th, on his book Stolen Charleston: The Spoils of War. During both the American Revolution and the Civil War, Charleston was not just a symbolic target but also one […]
May 14, 2018
May Music at the Farm

Traditional Music at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Enjoy a traditional music demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm on Saturday, May 19th. This month Wayne will talk about and demonstrate what it means when musicians “fill in the gaps” and how that can help to sell a song. The program will last from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM […]
May 4, 2018
May Active Adult

Active Adult Series: Remembering their Service

The monthly Active Adult Series at the Horry County Museum will continue on May 15th at 1:00 PM with a program on Horry County’s military history. Join us to hear stories of military figures who had ties to Horry County from the Revolutionary War up to the modern era. The Active Adult […]
May 1, 2018
Spring Museum Day Flyer

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 for all ages from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 12th. From 10-2 pm, visitors can have fossils and minerals identified and learn […]
March 15, 2018
March Wash Day

Wash Day 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. Join us for Wash Day on Tuesday, March 27th from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. In addition to the regular washing of clothes, staff will demonstrate how families could make their own soap from […]
February 15, 2018
24th Annual Quilt Gala

The 24th Annual Horry County Museum Quilt Gala

The Horry County Museum Quilt Gala has become a fixture on the Grand Strand. Started in 1994, the first Gala was held on the lawn of the Horry County Courthouse. Over the years the Gala has continued to grow and is now held at the Ocean Lakes Family Campground Recreation Center in […]
February 15, 2018
February Active Adult

Active Adult Series at the Horry County Museum continues with lecture on local foods

The monthly Active Adult Series at the Horry County Museum will continue on February 20th at 1:00 PM with a lecture on the history behind some of our local foods. Join us to learn about dishes like chicken bog, hog head cheese, and chitterlings. Where do they come from, and what exactly […]
February 7, 2018
Robert Insley

Robert Insley: Renty’s Bell lecture & book signing

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by Robert Insley on Saturday, February 17th, on his book Renty’s Bell. Renty’s Bell is the story of an enslaved African American, Renty Tucker (1831-1913), who became a master builder, building among other notable structures, the most elaborate slave chapel ever […]