Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Stars & Guitars – Reunited July 2
    A Lowcountry summer tradition returns to Boone Hall Plantation, as 103.5 WEZL presents Stars and Guitars-Reunited, Friday July 2, 2021. Headlining this summer’s event will be Dustin Lynch, Travis Denning, Tenille Arts, and Taylor Castro.
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  • Lest We Forget. . . A Story of the African American Experience June 26
    This engaging and thought-provoking program tells the story of one woman’s life and enslavement in the Low Country of South Carolina. Using such time-honored traditions as storytelling and music, Rose Atterberry weaves an emotional story that invokes memories of the past, while speaking to our modern-day conscience. 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. (Included in general admission, free for members)
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  • Junior Historian Summer Camp for ages 8 and up July 12 – 16
    Middleton Place will immerse young people in South Carolina history by introducing them to one of America’s Founding Families and to the daily activities of a working Lowcountry rice plantation. The fun and educational programs will provide valuable real-life experience and will inspire the next generation with an interest in history, social studies, science and art.
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  • Independence Day Weekend July 3 & 4
    The 4th of July is a day of remembrance, reflection, and celebration and a wide variety of activities will be presented to mark this special day. In addition to regular educational programs, additional programs on the Declaration of Independence, life in the Continental Army, the history of the U.S. Flag, as well as refreshments, games, and crafts will be offered throughout the day. (Included in general admission, free for members)
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  • Tangled Up in Blue: Indigo in South Carolina July 24
    Indigo, a plant that produces a blue dye, was an important part of South Carolina’s 18th century economy. This program will emphasize the many roles that enslaved people performed in the cultivating and processing of this crop. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to use an indigo vat to create their own blue-dyed piece of fabric.
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  • The History & Culture of Carolina Gold Rice July 31
    Rice dominated the Low Country’s economy for almost two hundred years, influencing almost every aspect of life in the region from the early 18th century to the early 20th century. This program will discuss the grains cultivation, historical and cultural legacy, as well as the expertise of enslaved Africans and African Americans in the production of Carolina Gold.
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