Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Webinar: Colonoware Archaeology Month Kickoff ◊ October 1
    On Thursday, October 1 at 5:00 pm Wexler Curatorial Fellow, Corey Sattes, kicks off this series with a discussion of colonoware, a type of pottery made locally by enslaved Africans, free and enslaved Native Americans, and their descendants beginning in the colonial period and through the mid-19th century.
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  • Webinar: Who Was Enslaved at Drayton Hall? Part 3 ◊ October 8
    On Thursday, October 8 at 5:00 pm Curator Amber Satterthwaite, takes you on this third deep dive into Charles Drayton’s diaries to discover new details about the lives of enslaved people at Drayton Hall.
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  • Webinar: The 1619 Project at Jamestown ◊ October 15
    Join Drayton Hall’s archaeologists for a virtual visit from Dave Givens of Jamestown Rediscovery Project on Thursday, October 15 at 5:00 pm to discuss the 1619 Project at historic Jamestown.
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  • Webinar: The American Revolution – The Role of Drayton Hall and the Impacts on its Residents ◊ October 22
    Join Curator Amber Satterthwaite and Wexler Curatorial Fellow in Archaeology Corey Sattes on Thursday, October 22 at 5:00 pm for a webinar to discuss what we know and recent discoveries regarding the Revolutionary War period at Drayton Hall.
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  • Landscape Walk – Historic Maps & Terrain Walk ◊ October 30
    On Friday, October 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm join Curator Cameron Moon and follow never before seen maps from the Drayton Hall collection archives to discover and discuss what the landscape looked like during phosphate mining in the late 19th century.
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  • Rice and Slavery: The Connection that Made the Low Country ◊ October 11
    The prime movers in rice cultivation were enslaved Africans and African Americans who provided the knowledge, technology, and labor to turn this grain into a cash crop. Demonstrations of threshing, fanning, pounding and polishing rice will be presented alongside stories about the importance and impact of Carolina Gold Rice.
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  • Wine on the Piazza at the Edmondston-Alston House ◊ October 15
    Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Edmondston-Alston House followed by a glass of wine on the second story piazza overlooking Charleston Harbor. Entry times are staggered to allow for social distancing.
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  • Games in the Garden ◊ October 18
    The Gardens at Middleton Place were not only created for their aesthetic beauty, but also for entertainment. Come try your skill at such games as quoits, Jackstraws, Skittles, Arches, Noughts and Crosses, Snake Eyes, and Grace.
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  • Boone Hall Fright Nights ◊ October 2 – 31
    Prepared to be scared! Celebrate Halloween with a creepy night of fright! Come experience Maximum Security, Tiny’s Toy Factory, and Scary Tales Haunted Hayride.
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  • Boone Hall Plantation Pumpkin Patch ◊ October 2 – 31
    Enjoy the Pumpkin Patch Family Friendly Monster drive through Hayride followed by an exploration of this year’s the corn maze. Pumpkins for purchase, photo opps and festival food options also will be available.
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