*Suspended**Andrew Jackson Birthday Celebration | Olde English District

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*Suspended**Andrew Jackson Birthday Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 10:00am until 4:00pm

 

**All park programming and tours, including historic house tours are suspended until April 1.** 

Come out to celebrate the birthday of the Seventh President of the United States at his boyhood homeplace. This will be a day of living history demonstrations portraying what the Carolina Backcountry was like in Jackson's time. See traditional crafters at work. Listen to historians discuss the legacy of Andrew Jackson. Enjoy the beauty of the park as history comes to life before your eyes. For more details about this event, please visit the website here.

Location Details:

196 Andrew Jackson Park Rd.
Lancaster, SC 29720
Phone:
(803) 285-3344
Email:
andrewjackson@scprt.com

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.