Horry County Museum
The Horry County Museum is located in the former Burroughs School, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The museum features exhibits depicting the history of the county from prehistoric times to today. Topics covered include agricultural history, Native American culture and history, military history and natural history. Numerous artifacts and photographs are on display. Another highlight is the fish exhibit, which features a large tank containing local fish. The museum also opened L.W. Paul Living History Farm in 2009, enabling visitors to learn about life on a farm during the first half of the 20th century.
Backstory and Context
Cynthia Cole. "Burroughs Graded School." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places. August 2, 1984. http://focus.nps.gov/GetAsset?assetID=b630a864-f7ef-4fcf-b9ab-fb55782cf545.
"Exhibits." Horry County Museum. Accessed April 14, 2016. http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/exhibits.