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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFK0_myrtle-beach-colored-school_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Marker Front:Myrtle Beach Colored School stood here from the early 1930s to 2001. The first public school for African-American students in Myrtle Beach, it was a six-room frame building similar to the schools funded in part by the Julius Rosenwald…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFJW_myrtle-beach-army-air-field-myrtle-beach-air-force-base_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Myrtle Beach Army Air Field. Myrtle Beach Army Air Field operated here 1940-47 and grew out of city plans to expand the municipal airport from two grass landing strips to a more permanent facility. In 1940-41 the U.S. Army Air Corps trained civili…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMAQL_morris-island-lighthouse_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
As early as 1673, there is a record of a light burning at what was then known as Charles Towne colony. On May 30, 1767, the cornerstone for a new light was laid on a group of three small islands then referred to as Middle Bay Island. The Charles T…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6FH_socastee-methodist-church_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This church, originating with services held in a brush arbor, was formally organized by 1818. Its first sanctuary, a log building, was built here soon afterwards on land donated by Philip Elkes. The cemetery, dating from the 19th century, includes…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5E2_socastee_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Socastee is a Native American name referred to as "Sawkastee" in a 1711 land grant to Percival Pawley. A skirmish between small forces of American and British troops occurred near Socastee Creek in 1781. By the 1870s, the Socastee community was a …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5DK_intra-coastal-waterway_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
The last section of a continuous inside passage along the eastern coast of the United States begun December 19, 1932. Completed April 3, 1936. United States Corps of Engineers, W.G. Caples, Colonel, U.S.A. · Standard Dredging Co., Contra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5DA_william-bartram-trail_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
In 1776, naturalist William Bartram traveled through this area, noting the "cliffs of rocks" now known as Hurl Rocks.
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