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Life in the Waxhaws Lantern Tour

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Step back in time to experience life in our area during Andrew Jackson's time as costumed volunteers bring the events that shaped the community to life and demonstrate the skills it took to survive in this settlement. Meet at Picnic Shelter #1. $5 for adults; $2 for ages 6-12; ages 5 and under, free. Tours begin every 30 minutes from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

196 Andrew Jackson Park Rd.
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-3344

Created as a memorial to the seventh president of the United States, the park features an Andrew Jackson Museum that details his boyhood in the South Carolina backcountry in the 18th century and a birthday celebration held each March in his honor.  The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 1–5 pm and by appointment. Other popular features include living history programs, an 18th-century replica schoolhouse, campground and picnic facilities, a fishing lake and nature trails. Hours of operation: 8am-6pm, daily from Nov.1-March 31; 9am-9pm daily April 1-Oct. 31. Museum hours: Sat & Sun, 1pm-5pm, M-F by appointment or when staff is available. Schoolhouse hours: Mid-March to November, Sat: 1pm-5pm and Sun: 2pm-5pm. Office hours: 11am-noon, daily. Self-guided tours of the park museum and schoolhouse are available during the hours when these facilities are open. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife. Park entrance fee charged for ages 16 and older.