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...


Our first exhibit: Lumber Schooners

Georgetown, SC - January 30, 2012- The South Carolina Maritime Museum will present its first temporary exhibit: a photographic display of lumber schooners that visited the port of Georgetown at the...


2011 Christmas Parade

The SCMM entered a float in the Georgetown Christmas Parade which was held on Saturday,December 3, 2011. We started with this.     Then we transformed it into this.   Oh what a beautiful...


Maritime Museum Moving Fast

by Becky Billingsley Just three months from the time when the South Carolina Maritime Museum committee learned of the availability of space at 729 Front St., the building's lower level has been...


WBS Poster Artist, Angela Tiller

by Becky Billingsley Everyone who views "Headin' Home," the painting created by artist Angela Tiller for use in the 2011 Wooden Boat Show poster, is amazed to learn Tiller has been painting for only...


Wooden Ships on Winyah Bay

by Becky Billingsley Shipwrecks, spoils of war and other fascinating research are parts of a new book detailing Georgetown's wooden boat heritage. With impeccable timing two months in advance of...