Horry County Museum

  • 805 Main Street
  • Conway, SC 29526
  • Location: Conway

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the SCETV film The Snowbird Cherokees. Deep in the mountains of western North Carolina is the isolated Cherokee community of Snowbird. The ancestors of these Native Americans managed to flee U.S. soldiers in 1838 when the Cherokee Nation was forced to march the Trail of Tears to Oklahoma. This film explores the daily lives and culture of the present-day Cherokees, while looking into the fascinating history and culture . The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 16th at Horry County Museum at 805 Main Street in Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum and AVX Foundation present a lecture and book signing for the new publication, Images of America: North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, June 19th at 1:00 PM. Books are available for purchase in the Museum lobby at the front desk. In 1968, the family-based Cherry Grove, Ocean Drive, Crescent, and Windy Hill Beaches were consolidated into one municipality, gaining a stronger presence with a new name of North Myrtle Beach.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the SCETV film Juke Joints and Honkytonk Legends. Their “Gaillard Auditoriums” are large, non-descript rooms with wooden tables, metal chairs, and a bar. Their “Bi-Lo Center ushers and doormen” are friends and family who double as roadies. Yet, for the love of the music, the performers and fans leave their 9 to 5 jobs to venture down the back roads of small southern communities to remote watering holes for down home blues, country and western, and bluegrass entertainment. The film will be shown Wednesday, June 23 at 1PM, Horry County Museum, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by J.R. Fennell on the Yamasee War on Saturday, June 26th, at 1:00 PM. This presentation will focus on the relationship between Native Americans and the colonists in the 17th and early 18th centuries and examine the causes of the devastating Yamasee War of 1715-18. Attendees will learn about the chronology of the war and how it affected the colony of SC and its people.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the locally produced film, Birth of a Nation: The Making of the Declaration of Independence. Produced and narrated by historian Rod Gragg, this film chronicles the creation of one of the most important documents in American history. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 30th, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway. The Horry County Museum Documentary Film Matinees will continue throughout 2021. For a full list of films, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Gettysburg: On Fields of Fire & Valor. This film, written and narrated by Rod Gragg, chronicles the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, which was the decisive battle of the American Civil War. At the Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, more than 95,000 Northern troops led by General George Meade engaged in battle with approximately 75,000 Southern soldiers under the command of General Robert E. Lee. Free to public on Wednesday, July 7 at 1 PM at the Horry County Museum.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present Mounds, Mortars and Mysteries: Mississippian Period Archaeology in the Wateree Valley- A.D. 1200-1670 on Saturday, July 10th, at 1:00 PM. Antiquarians and archaeologists have been investigating the Native American societies living along the Wateree River since the early 19th century. A concentration of mounds, artificially constructed monuments of earth, were noted here in one of the earliest publications on the archaeology of the United States in 1848, yet we still have only scratched the surface.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Waves of Change: The Story of Myrtle Beach, SC. Written and produced by Barbara Stokes, this series follows almost a century in the history, development, and people of the sleepy beach village that became a national tourist destination. It explores how the community of Myrtle Beach has dealt with two major goals: to bring people to the beach and to build a hometown. Free to the public. Showing at 1 PM on July 14th at the Horry County Museum located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the SCETV film Uncommon Folk. There are some artists that fall outside of the definition of fine art. Sometimes referred to as folk, outsider, visionary or memory artists, most are driven to create something that has a special meaning to them. Some use objects from their own backyard, or illustrate personal visions or cultural history, while others use art to cope with life. Free to public. Showing at 1 PM July 21st, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a free traditional bluegrass concert by The End of the Road Bluegrass Band on Saturday, July 24th, at 1:00 PM. The End of the Road Bluegrass Band is a regional band based out of Conway, South Carolina. Formed in 2001, the band plays traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. They have performed in several venues and churches, including a monthly concert series held by the Rivertown Bluegrass Society and the Southeastern Bluegrass Association of SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the 30 minute film, The Last Ride, Memories of the Myrtle Beach Pavilion, part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV. For nearly 60 years, the Pavilion was synonymous with music, rides, and fun in the sun. Like a whirling dervish, it was a heady time at the popular beachfront hangout. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1 PM on Wednesday July 28th at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Chief Harold Hatcher on the Waccamaw Indian People on Saturday, July 31st, at 1:00 PM. This presentation will focus on the history of the Waccamaw Indian People from ancient times to today, including their presence around the time of the Revolutionary War and in the Dimery Settlement. The lecture will be held at the Horry County Museum located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.