Ben Burroughs to speak on the Revolutionary War in Horry County – April 27

April 16, 2024

Join Ben Burroughs, the Director of the Horry County Archives Center at Coastal Carolina University, on Saturday, April 27th, as he speaks on some of the Revolutionary War events that took place within the borders of what is now Horry County. He will also discuss the planning for the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War in the County.

After the program, there will be a 5 minute break and then the Spring Business Meeting for the Horry County Historical Society membership will take place. Members of the HCHS are encouraged to stay and guests are welcome.

Ben is the director of the Horry County Archives Center, established at Coastal Carolina University by the Horry County Higher Education Commission in 2006. The center focuses on researching the history of Horry County and surrounding counties, including the history of Coastal Carolina University. The center works with local history-minded groups to find significant historical material, preserve it and make it accessible to the public via digitization.

The program will begin at 1:00 pm in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway S.C. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email [email protected]. To view a full list of programs, visit our website at