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The Battle of Huck's Defeat

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 10:00am until 3:00pm

This year's Battle of Huck's Defeat even brings new discoveries, new interpretive programming, and will embody Historic Brattonsville in its heyday. The American Revolutionary skirmish of July 12, 1780 will unfold to the public like never before. This two-day educational and entertaining event is family-friendly. In addition to the three battle reenactments and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new battlefield site, activities include 18th-century music & dancing, cavalry weapons demonstrations, a Uniform Lecture, Kid's Militia Drill, a memorial wreath-laying ceremony lead by Col. William Bratton Chapter SC Sons of the American Revolution, and an 18th century Worship Service on Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Oak Grove. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, however picnic baskets are encouraged. (803) 684-2327 or  http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1536/

Location Details:

1444 Brattonsville Rd.
McConnells , SC 29726
Phone:
(803) 684-2327

This site features over thirty colonial and antebellum structures, including two house museums. The plantation spreads over 800-acres and includes farmed land with heritage breed animals, a Revolutionary War battlefield site with interpretive trail, and a nature preserve with miles of walking trails. Seasonal events, reenactments, and living history programs interpret life in the Carolina Backcountry from the 1750s to the 1850s. Award-winning African American programs are an essential part of telling the story of the Carolina Piedmont. Open Tues–Sat: 10 am–5 pm and Sun: 1–5 pm, except New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Admission is charged. Limited handicap accessibility. I-77, exit 82-B.