SCMM receive's historic propeller from sunken ship

The Georgetown Propeller Club and the South Carolina Maritime Museum teamed up with Lowcountry Marine Salvage to place the propeller from the wreck of the Leif Eriksson outside the museum on Front...


SCMM gains new exhibit through student internship

Staff members and volunteers at the South Carolina Maritime Museum work to make their displays and activities useful, relevant and fun for the Georgetown community, and one of the many ways they...


The largest wooden ship ever built in SC

The Henrietta was the largest wooden ship ever built in South Carolina. She was 210 feet long and registered 1267 tons. She was a three-masted clipper ship. The tallest mast towered 147 feet above the...


1905, Georgetown’s Golden Year

1905, Georgetown's Golden Year - The exhibit was researched by SCMM board member Mac McAlister, and planned and executed with the help of his wife, Mary. Mac has written several books on...


Summer Solstice Celebration at the SCMM

Join us for a Summer Solstice Celebration at the SC Maritime Museum on Friday, June 22,  6-8 pm. Respected medical opinions agree that the closer one is to the sun or the more exposure one has to...


Our sign is up!

  Dan Skerman and Don Trimble installed our new sign. Thanks guys! Our beautiful new gold leaf South Carolina Maritime Museum sign was installed on Friday, May 25th. Installation began at 6 am...


SCETV Radio Interview

Dyana Daniels, host and editor of "Your Day", learns about  the South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown, when she speaks with museum director Susan Sanders and board member Robert "Mac"...


Come Spring We Burn Our Socks

Over 130 sock burners showed up for the SCMM's first annual sock burning PAR-TAY held on Sunday, March 18, 2012, just two days before the spring equinox. A sock burning party requires a fire...


How to Beat the Winter Blahs

by Len Anderson You haven’t been on your boat (or on the links, or in the surf, etc.) since before Christmas. Tension is mounting, and you have little energy within you. You are eating more to...


The SCMM's first exhibit reception

The South Carolina Maritime Museum held a public reception to unveil the its first exhibit, "Lumber Schooners". The event was held on Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 5 pm until 7 pm. About 200...