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

Join us on September 26th as Marian Calder shares some interesting moments in Horry County’s history including Confederate deserters raiding local farms, the largest wooden ship built in SC, an abandoned community on the Waccamaw River, and a suspected murderer calling down the wrath of God on his accusers.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, this 30 minute film is the story of General Westmoreland, an Eagle Scout from Spartanburg County, who earned medals for bravery in World War II and became a Four-Star General, and the Military Commander of Allied Forces in Vietnam from 1964-1968. Historians, family and friends remember the uncompromising values of the man behind the four stars.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with South Carolina Ghosts & Legends Vol. I. This film tracks the legends and lore from South Carolina’s past from the Old Exchange Dungeon in Charleston to the Abbeville Opera House in the Upstate. Search for the Lands’ End Ghost that walks the Carolina coast and the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 7th, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.

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

Join us on October 10th as Horry County Museum Curator Hillary Winburn discusses the impact of the Spanish Flu of 1918 on Horry County. The program will begin at 1 pm 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 hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.

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

Hurricane Hazel slammed into the Grand Strand on October 15, 1954 as a category four hurricane on a full moon high tide and forever changed our area. This film reconstructs the devastating impact of Hurricane Hazel on Myrtle Beach and Horry County through interviews with survivors, archival photographs and film footage. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 14th at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.

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

The 2020 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with South Carolina Ghosts & Legends Vol. II. This film takes a spine-tingling look at the Palmetto State’s ghosts, legends, and other chilling mysteries. From the scenic Upstate to the moss-canopied streets of the Coast, ETV goes on hair-raising jaunts through cemeteries, a college bell tower, a haunted railroad, and other fascinating sites, uncovering the stories that have captivated listeners for decades. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 21st, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway.

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

Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with South Carolina Ghosts & Legends Vol. III. This film explores two famous ghosts with roots on Pawley’s Island, “The Gray Man” and “Alice of the Hermitage.” The program also investigates “Bubba the Ghost” at the South Carolina State Museum and the ghosts of the University of South Carolina’s Longstreet Theatre. The Carolina Stories crew travels to Charleston to unearth tales of buried treasure. The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 28th at the Horry County Museum, at 805 Main Street in Conway.