L. W. Paul Living History Farm

Near Conway, SC there is a special place where you can experience life on a farm during the first half of the last century, 1901 – 1955. Mr. L. W. Paul, an Horry County businessman, offered to gift the county the funding to establish a living history museum with the purpose of educating the community about this special yet commonplace way of life.

Interesting exhibits help young and adult visitors get a feel for how they’d live if they were catapulted back to this era. Here are some of the topics that come alive at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm:

Cane syrup from sugar cane was a treat for hard-working farm families.
A blacksmith shop demonstrates how important tools were made.
See how animals were cared for and how they were used.
Corn played a vital role in feeding the farmers and livestock.
Guess where “Farm-to-Table” began? Yep, the farm!
Growing tobacco was labor-intensive but profitable.

The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is part of the Horry County Museum. You are invited to visit the museum which is open Tuesdays – Saturdays from 9am – 4pm. Special events are often held, and you can check out the events calendar on their exceptionally well-done website here.

L. W. Paul Living History Farm

2279 Harris Short Cut Rd, Conway, SC 29526 (The Farm is at the corner of Harris Shortcut Rd. and 701 N. Free)

Admission is free. Open Tuesdays – Saturdays from 9am – 4pm.

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(843) 915-5321

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