The 2016 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM on December 21st at the Horry County Museum.
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 f rom Edgefield, South Carolina. David was one of the first African American slaves to sign many of his works, which included jars and pitchers. In addition to producing thousands of pieces of pottery, David also wrote poetry.