L. W. Paul Living History Farm

The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is a 17-acre farm designed to allow students and scouts a glimpse into agriculture and domestic life, as it would have been on a family farm ca. 1900-1955. Groups may be able to observe costumed interpreters plowing with mules, making lye soap, grinding grits, blacksmithing, cutting meat, preserving vegetables, milking cows, and harvesting crops. Programs and guided tours are available.

Contact Info
Address: 2279 Harris Short Cut Road, Conway, SC 29526. Horry County. Tel: 843-365-3596. Email: HCGmuseum@horrycounty.org. Website: www.horrycountymuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 9AM-4PM. 

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Self Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue