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 […]
February 7, 2018
February 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, February 17th. This presentation will feature various instruments found around the farm (like washboards, spoons and gourds) that could be used to help keep rhythm. The program will last from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM and is free […]
February 7, 2018
Blacksmithing

Blacksmith Demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Horry County Museum Director Walter Hill will conduct a blacksmith demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm on February 17th from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Hill, who has over twenty years of experience blacksmithing, will demonstrate traditional forging techniques for the public. The L.W. Paul Living History Farm re-creates life […]
January 25, 2018
Hidden in Plain Sight

Jannie Harriot & Dawn Dawson-House: Hidden in Plain Sight-African American Gems in Horry & Georgetown Counties

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by Jannie Harriot and Dawn Dawson-House on Saturday, February 3rd, on historic African American sites in Horry & Georgetown Counties. From Rosenwald and colored schools, to historic churches and slave cabins, the African American footprint in Horry and Georgetown counties is […]
January 19, 2018
February Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm: Hog Haslet and Chitterlings

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Join us on February 1st from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM to learn about hog haslet and chitterlings. For most families in Horry County, pork was an important source of food. As much […]