April marks 150th anniversary of Myrtle Beach ‘invasion’

via MyHorryNews

"...On April 23, 1864, the warship was the USS Ethan Allen and the target was a massive salt works at Singleton Swash located near what is now the Dunes Club in Myrtle Beach.

The next morning, the ship and its crew moved a couple of miles southward, destroying a smaller salt works at Withers Swash close to what is now the Family Kingdom Amusement Park..."

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