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Myrtle Beach

Author : Barbara F. Stokes
ISBN : 1570036977
Genre : Business & Economics
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How a coastal farming region became an internationally renowned tourist destination
Category: Business & Economics

Myrtle Beach And The Grand Strand

Author : Susan Hoffer McMillan
ISBN : 0738552704
Genre : History
File Size : 34.42 MB
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The once-quiet towns of the Grand Strand are being replaced by mega-structures for accommodation, dining, and entertainment. Images in this volume span the 20th century, chronicling the evolution of a resort once touted as "the world's greatest playground." Featured are the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion, beach hotel expansions, and freshwater estuaries overshadowed by development.
Category: History

Lost Myrtle Beach

Author : Becky Billingsley
ISBN : 9781625849229
Genre : History
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Myrtle Beach has long been a favorite vacation spot for families across America, giving parents and children alike a lifetime of memories. The Myrtle Beach Pavilion, considered by many to be the heart of the city since 1908, was demolished in 2007. The Ocean Forest Hotel was as beautiful as a castle, and resembled one, during its forty-four-year span. Members of World War II's Doolittle Raid trained at the Myrtle Beach General Bombing and Gunnery Range, which eventually became Myrtle Beach Air Force Base until its closure in 1993. Join author Becky Billingsley for a trip back in time as she examines some of the city's most memorable attractions.
Category: History

Myrtle Beach And Conway In Vintage Postcards

Author : Susan Hoffer McMillan
ISBN : 0738513784
Genre : History
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The connections between Myrtle Beach and Conway, South Carolina form an intricate tapestry of contrasting threads-from the neon glitz of the beach resort to the more reserved colonial town that spawned it. Conway citizens enjoyed the coastal town as a playground in the 19th century, and many even helped steer its evolution during the 20th century into a premier vacation destination by relocating to Myrtle Beach to shape and share in its future. Through more than 200 postcards, many dating from the early 1900s, readers witness a wide array of architecture, from the Ocean Forest Hotel and the early Myrtle Beach Pavilion to the local landmarks that were destroyed by Hurricane Hazel in October 1954. These images also tell the stories of other Grand Strand beaches, as well as of Conway, a quintessential Southern city with historic properties and live oak canopies.
Category: History

Banana Republic

Author : Will Moredock
ISBN : 0972382909
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A history of Myrtle Beach and an analysis of the corrupting influence of 14 million tourists and $5 billion a year on this small, conservative southern town. Also included is report on environmental destruction due to overdevelopment in fragile coastal environment, a history of golf in Myrtle Beach, a report on the city's ugly race relations, a report on the two annual motorcycle rallies, report on spring break, report on teenage runaways who flock to MB, report on political corruption.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Myrtle Beach Pavilion

Author : Lesta Sue Hardee
ISBN : 0738586013
Genre : History
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For almost a century, the heart of Myrtle Beach was defined by a place simply called "the Pavilion." From the original structure built in 1908, the Pavilion was the center of the resort town's growing tourism industry. It was a destination point for anyone coming to the Grand Strand. Here you could stroll the Boardwalk, play arcade games, make faces in fun mirrors, ride rides, dance the Carolina Shag, or sit on a bench and watch everyone else do all of the above. The Pavilion underwent several incarnations. The first ones were wooden and vulnerable, but the final was concrete and seemingly indestructible, standing for nearly 60 years. Hardly an architectural marvel, what the Pavilion lacked in grandeur, it made up for in pure old-fashioned fun. The beloved structure and its rides fell prey to economics and a wrecking ball in 2006. Myrtle Beach natives Lesta Sue Hardee and Janice McDonald trace the origins of the Pavilion from its early days as a recreational site for guests of Myrtle Beach's first hotel, the Sea Side Inn, to its heyday as "the" location for beach activities on the East Coast, and finally to the Pavilion's Farewell Season. The Images of America series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the country. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. Arcadia is proud to play a part in the preservation of local heritage, making history available to all.
Category: History

The Ocean Forest

Author : Troy Nooe
ISBN : 069258188X
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Frankie McKeller hates the beach. He has ever since that day on the one they called Omaha. If the guy who saved his life during the war wasn't getting married he'd never have made the trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. As a low budget gum shoe out of Baltimore, he isn't prepared for a weekend of hobnobbing with the Southern elite. When a prominent wedding guest is found with a bullet to the brain, the six week course he took in private investigation proves lacking as well. Frankie is out of his element at the exclusive Ocean Forest Hotel, snooping and stumbling his way through his first ever murder case. The deeper he wades into the mystery, the more things keep pointing back to his best friend and he is forced to come face to face with his own ghosts and demons. Torn between seeking the truth and protecting his friend, Frankie slowly uncovers clues as he's dragged deeper into an undertow of crooked land deals, secret alliances and forgotten family secrets.

The Cheapskate S Guide To Myrtle Beach

Author : Mitch Kaplan
ISBN : 0806522321
Genre : Travel
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Get the most for the least at this popular vacation mecca. From the best time to book a golf package to finding beachfront rooms at the lowest rates, this handbook reveals the best deals for budget-minded travelers.
Category: Travel

Explorer S Guide Myrtle Beach South Carolina S Grand Strand A Great Destination Includes Wilmington And The North Carolina Low Country Explorer S Great Destinations

Author : Renee Wright
ISBN : 9781581571110
Genre : Travel
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A travel guide that covers both Myrtle Beach and its neighbors over the North Carolina border, including the seaports of Wilmington and Southport, which contains information on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation, and more; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; maps of regions and locales, and more.
Category: Travel

Happy Dreamer

Author : Peter H. Reynolds
ISBN : 9781338254358
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Picture book and creativity guru Peter H. Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy! While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! In Peter's signature voice and style, this empowering picture book reminds children of how much their dreams matter, and while life will have ups and downs, he enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big! Peter H. Reynolds' latest inspirational book is a perfect choice for children with ADHD, and it is a wonderful gift for graduations, new babies, milestone moments, and any happy occasion throughout the year.
Category: Juvenile Fiction