Myrtle Beach

1901 –


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  • Title Myrtle Beach
  • Coverage 1901 –
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  • Keywords centerpiece of South Carolina’s Grand Strand, among the state’s fastest-growing and most economically significant cities, renamed Myrtle Beach after the wax myrtle, a shrub common to the region, U.S. Army Air Corps established a base south of town, and German prisoners of war were housed in the area, golf mecca
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 7, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update September 2, 2021
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