Myrtle Beach Pavilions

Myrtle Beach Pavilions (HMOLM)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 41.502', W 78° 52.755'

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A succession of four beach pavilions stood here or nearby from 1902 to 2006, all built by the Burroughs & Chapin Co. or the Myrtle Beach Farms Co. The first, built in 1902, was a simple oceanfront shelter. The second, built in 1907, was a frame building 1½ blocks from the beach. The third pavilion, a two-story frame building, was built here in 1923. An amusement park added in the 1930s grew to more than 11 acres.

The 1923 pavilion burned in 1944 and was replaced by a two-story concrete pavilion in 1949. Dancing at these and other pavilions evolved into the Shag, named the state dance in 1984. The 1949 pavilion's "Magic Attic" hosted bands and other acts; its jukebox, on the promenade's dance floor, played the rhythm & blues of the post-World War II era, later called Beach Music. The pavilion closed and was demolished in 2006
Marker Number26-22
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Ocean Drive Pavilion Social and Shag Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 696568 N 3729991
Decimal Degrees33.69170000, -78.87925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.502', W 78° 52.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 30.12" N, 78° 52' 45.30" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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