The Glow of the Past
Weekly stories about life at the Beach in the 1960′s.
Myrtle Beach was always a gold-rush territory. Big ideas and risky ventures have ever-permeated the atmosphere. It started back with the turpentine industry and commercial agriculture before the turn of the century; hence the original name of the biggest business in town, Myrtle Beach Farms, now called Burroughs and Chapin. Myrtle Beach Farms used to […]
My daddy used to say that hard times in Myrtle Beach would never last as long as in the rest of the country because all year, working people would save their money, and in the summer, flock to the Beach and spend it. Having the ocean for a tourist-trap was almost like cheating in a […]