Black History Month at Middleton Place

Middleton Black History Month Film Feb 2018Beyond the Fields Documentary Screenings at Middleton Place

The Beyond the Fields Documentary is an award-winning film which takes the interpretation of the slave experience and brings it to a new medium, with new insights from present-day historians, researchers, preservationists, and historic site interpreters, along with descendants of the Middleton family and of African Americans with roots at Middleton Place. It offers a fresh perspective on what life was like here when slaves built and sustained Middleton Place, Charleston, and the economy of the entire region.

Visitors to Middleton Place can view the film, which will be shown in the Pavilion, every Tuesday and Thursday @ 11:30 am & 1:30 pm throughout the month of February. (Note: no showing on Feb. 28). The film screening is included in General Admission to Middleton Place and is part of the Black History Month programming. For more information click here.

Middleton Black History Month presentation Feb 2018Another Perspective: The Daily Life of an Enslaved Person

This 20 minute theatrical presentation focuses on the daily life of an enslaved person.  Told from a first person point of view, this presentation focuses on the daily hardships faced by an enslaved person, while also addressing the complexities of the institution of slavery.

Presentations given every Sunday at 1:30 pm and Wednesday at 2:30 pm throughout the month of February.Presentation  is included with General Admission to Middleton Place as part of the Black History Month programming. For more information click here.

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