Organized in 1966, this county historical society supports local preservation efforts and maintains two historic homes. The organization offers a variety of resources for genealogists and educators on their website.


  • The society maintains its offices in the historic Bryan House, built in 1912.
    The society maintains its offices in the historic Bryan House, built in 1912.

The county was named in honor of Revolutionary war officer and planter Peter Horry pronounced (OH-REE').