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Horry County Historic Preservation Awards

On April 29, 2016 in Events, General

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation will hold their annual Historic Preservation Awards May 17, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at the McCown Auditorium at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, in Conway.

The awards ceremony will showcase historic preservation efforts throughout Horry County during the last year.   A presentation will be given on the Ark Plantation archaeology dig, as well as the Rosenwald Schools of Horry County.  All properties that were designated as historic between May 2015 and April 2016 will receive a certificate acknowledging the honor.   Also being recognized at the event:

  • Ben Burroughs for years of historic preservation activities in Horry County.
  • Herbert Riley for telling the story of Charlie’s Place in Myrtle Beach.
  • Jack Thompson for historic photographic coverage of Horry County. 
  • Nye’s Pharmacy for preserving an icon in the community.
  • Students for their participation in the annual High School Historic Sites & Structures Video Contest.
  • Businesses that have been honored by the Legacy Business Recognition Program.

For more information, contact Mary Catherine Hyman, Senior Planner, in the Horry County Planning & Zoning Department at 843-915-5340.