More Than A Treasure Chest: South Carolina’s Underwater Archaeology Program

Aug 28, 2021

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street,, Conway, SC
  • Time: 1:00 PM

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by James Spirek on South Carolina’s Underwater Archaeology Program on Saturday, August 28th at 1:00 PM. A variety of sunken watercraft comprised of prehistoric and historic canoes, sailing vessels, warships, and blockade runners, among other types of archaeological sites provide testimony to the vibrant maritime heritage in South Carolina. This illustrated presentation will focus on the various endeavors undertaken by the Maritime Research Division and other individuals and organizations to advance our knowledge of the maritime archaeological heritage in the waterways of South Carolina. The program will be held in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email To view a full list of programs, visit our website at