A Most Violent Storm” – Great Hurricanes from South Carolina’s Past

When:
October 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am – April 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
2019-10-07T11:00:00-04:00
2020-04-06T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
South Carolina Maritime Museum
729 Front Street
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Hope McFaddin / Justin McIntyre
843-520-0111

Learn about some of the state’s most destructive tropical cyclones, such as the “Great Hurricane” of 1752; the “Memorable Carolina Hurricane” which destroyed the village at North Inlet; the Sea Islands Hurricane of 1893, South Carolina’s deadliest hurricane; as well more familiar storms, Hurricanes Hazel, Hugo, and Matthew. How did hurricanes get their name? Ever heard of storm towers? What happened to the unfortunate Flagg family at Magnolia Beach? All these questions will be answered and more at the South Carolina Maritime Museum!