Lumber Schooners Exhibit
The South Carolina Maritime Museum presents its first temporary exhibit: a photographic display of lumber schooners that visited the port of Georgetown at the beginning of the twentieth century.
This first exhibit tells the story of the lumber schooners that sailed in and out of Georgetown between 1890 and 1920 when Georgetown was the biggest lumber port in the Southeast. Sailing ships and steamships transported millions of feet of pine and cypress lumber from South Carolina forests to cities in the northeastern United States. Read more…
SCMM members can view the exhibit in the members area of this website: Members Area