Have you ever wondered what life was like on a living farm in the early to mid-1900s? Take a step back in time and discover the history and culture of the Horry County farm family during the 1900-1955 period. During the presentation, guests will learn about mules and how important they were to the history of this area. Come and learn about how mules were the predominant force in farming over the turn of the century as well as more interesting facts about these often-misunderstood animals!
About the Speaker:
Robert Walter Hill IV is Director of the Horry County Museum, which includes the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Mr. Hill holds a B.A. in History from Coastal Carolina University and a master's in museum studies from Harvard University. Growing up in an historic home in nearby Plantersville, he was inspired in his future career by his parents, who were in the Living history interpretive field.