The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a program by Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger on Saturday, October 28th, on local ghost stories and superstitions.
Celebrate Halloween with local author and storyteller Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger as she weaves together superstitions and tales from Lucas Bay to Georgetown and the Lowcountry. Hear about the Revolutionary British soldier who died on the stairs in Georgetown, and another British soldier who lost his head in Wedgefield and still searches for it today. Learn the antebellum stories of the Young Plantation on the north shore of Winyah Bay, the Grey Man of Pawleys Island, the Witch of Pawleys and Dr. Tucker of Litchfield and hear Lowcountry superstitions, including one that relates to playing the fiddle.
Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger, author of Ghosts of Georgetown, More Ghosts of Georgetown and Georgetown Mysteries and Legends, is a storyteller, historic reenactor and living historian. Her recent portrayals include 18th-century Harriott Pinkney Horry in Tea with Harriott Horry at Hampton Plantation and 19th-century Margaret Hamilton Seabrook Rutledge in Presenting My Colonel and His Lady at McClellanville. She has been Lady Elizabeth, PIRATING with the Charlestown Few, a pirate crew, at the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show.