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Sheep Shearing Day

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 10:00am until 4:00pm

Once this e heritage breed. Gulf Coast sheep, are hand-sheared, the many processes of turning raw fleece into finished wool textiles follow during this 18th century-style shearing. Period dressed interpreters will be busy sorting, cleaning, carding, spinning and dyeing wool for weaving and sewing throughout the day. Regular admission prices apply: Adult $8; Senior $7; Youth 4-17 $5; 3 and under & CHM members free. For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

1444 Brattonsville Rd.
McConnells, SC 29726
(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. Also a site on the SC Ag + Art Tour. Open Tues–Sat: 10 am–5 pm and Sun: 1–5 pm, except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Admission is charged. Limited handicap accessibility. I-77, exit 82-B.