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African-American History: Olde English to Old Charleston

Day 1: York County

  • Begin your experience at the Museum of York County with an "African Safari".
  • The next stop is Historic Brattonsville. At Brattonsville you will connect with the past through costumed re-enactors and the stories they tell portraying slave life in the 1700s and 1800s.
  • Travel to York for lunch and a genealogical research seminar at McCelvey Center. Also, learn about The Friendship Nine, a group of college students who conducted a history-making sit-in in 1961.
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Camden, South Carolina: Three Days of History, Horses and a Train

Day 1:

  • Arrive in Camden in the late afternoon. Check in to a hotel before having dinner at a local restaurant. After dinner, catch a fine performance at the Fine Arts Center.

Day Two:

  • 10 a.m. Begin the day with a guided tour of the Kershaw-Cornwallis House. The site offers a view of Colonial village life during the Revolutionary War period. Events include Revolutionary War Field Days in November with crafts, living history demonstrations, and regimental drills.
  • 11:30 a.m. Next, take a guided tour of The Sporting Life Gallery. Housed in the historic Robert Mills Courthouse, this gallery explores the history of the sporting life and its effects on the area.
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Cheraw Hub and Spoke

Day 1:

  • Arrive Cheraw late afternoon. Check into hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 2:

  • 9:00 am Guided Tour, Town of Cheraw (Allow 22 hours)
    The fastest talking Southern Tour Guide will charm you in Cheraw as she takes you on a tour of the Aprettiest town in Dixie. Whether she's telling stories of jazz great Dizzy Gillespie as a child bouncer at the talking picture show or relaying the gossip about the society woman taken from her home in a wheelbarrow during the Civil War you can almost see the people...
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A Revolutionary War Backcountry Trails Tour

Day 1:

  • The majority of the Patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War were immigrants. What better way to interpret the "Lady Liberty" theme than with the immigrants who gained our original liberty?

    The Carolinas' Backcountry Revolutionary War Trail shows how these original immigrants gained the freedom which we now celebrate and relish. More Revolutionary War battles were fought in South Carolina than in any other colony. The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution led to the ultimate victory at Yorktown. This tour retraces the battles and way of life that led us to become our own country.
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Through the Carolinas on I-77: South Carolina

Exit by Exit

As you cross the border into South Carolina, both individuals and groups are welcome to stop at the South Carolina Welcome Center for maps, brochures, refreshments and restrooms.

  • Exit 90: Carowinds Blvd. – Paramount’s Carowinds amusement and Water Park - The park features live shows, band concerts, and a newly renovated upscale campground, Paramount's Camp Wilderness Resort. NarroWay Productions – the Carolinas’ Broadway of Christian Entertainment features interactive mystery theatre, holiday spectaculars and passionate biblical productions. Lodging, dining and great shopping at Crossroads Mall.
  • Exit 88: Gold Hill Road/Tega Cay – “Take me out to the ballgame…” Knights Baseball Stadium, home of the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Great golf at Regent Park, Springdale and Tega Cay Golf Courses. Unique dining at Captain Steve’s Seafood and Fish Bone Grill.
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