S.C. Maritime Museum unveils new look following renovations

DECEMBER 11, 2017 |IN SOUTH CAROLINA MARITIME MUSEUM | UPDATES BLOG |BY SALLY SWINEFORD Renovations to the second floor of the building that houses the museum added thousands of square feet of...


Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House

The Wooden Boat Show may be one for the record books for 2017 but the Harbor Historical Association and the South Carolina Maritime Museum are ready to celebrate their next event! On Saturday,...


The tall ship: The scale is small, but model ship builder thinks big

The tall ship: The scale is small, but model ship builder thinks big By Charles Swenson Coastal Observer The largest wooden ship ever built in South Carolina is taking shape under Bill Brady’s...


New exhibit: The History of the Port of Georgetown

The History of the Port of Georgetown exhibit opened on May 1. The exhibit consists of a series of enlarged photographs arranged chronologically, starting soon after the Civil War, progressing...


Maritime Museum to expand, add exhibits, programs

Officials with the South Carolina Maritime Museum have announced an expansion which will allow the museum to offer more displays and programs. From left are Lee Talbot, board member, Johnny Weaver,...


North Island Lighthouse

By Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger Photo by Phil Wilkerson news@southstrandnews.com Heralding the entrance from the Atlantic Ocean into the shipping channel between North Island and South Island...


New Exhibit: the History of Fishing

Hook, line and history By Jason Lesley 
Coastal Observer A black-and-white photo in the new exhibit at the South Carolina Maritime Museum shows Bony Peace, Jim Johnston, Stone Miller and Wallace...


Peak into history through new boat display

BY ZANE WILSON For The Sun News HIGHLIGHTS Model of Brown’s Ferry vessel on display at S.C. Maritime Museum Vessel is thought to be the oldest American-made boat ever recovered Model is 50 inches...


Brown’s Ferry Vessel: After 275 years, second thoughts about historic boat

By Jason Lesley 
for the Coastal Observer with photos by Tanya Ackerman Archaeologists who worked to raise the Brown’s Ferry Vessel from the Black River and display it at the Rice Museum in...