Historic Brattonsville is an 800-acre historic site at 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, South Carolina, which is about 36 to the southwest of Charlotte.
Historic Brattonsville presents the history of the Scots-Irish and African-Americans in the South Carolina upcountry through preservation, education and living history.
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The site includes more than 30 historic structures from the 1760s to the late 19th century.
Visitors can also walk the Revolutionary War battlefield of Huck’s Defeat.
General admission to Historic Brattonsville is $8 for adults, $5 for youth (age 4-17), and $7 for seniors (age 60+).
Historic Brattonsville presents several special events throughout the year.
Piedmont Pottery & Pickin’
On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Historic Brattonville is hosting a special event, Piedmont Pottery & Pickin’.
This event will include a pottery show, live music, and a living history event. Tickets are the same price as general admission, and are available for purchase online, in advance. A limited number of tickets will be available on site the day of the event.
Local artisans and potters will be displaying and selling traditional and contemporary pottery at Hightower Hall, which is at 1036 Brattonsville Road, about a mile from Historic Brattonsville’s main site. Parking will be available at Hightower Hall as well as Brattonsville’s Visitor Center parking lot. Your ticket will allow you access to both sites.
Local musicians, including the Tri-County Bluegrass Band, will perform American, folk and bluegrass music at Hightower Hall.
At the main Brattonsville site, costumed volunteers will present a living history event that focuses on the use of pottery and ceramics in the 19th century in the Piedmont.
Food will be available for purchase from Dan Good Que.
Harvest on the Homestead
Enjoy some fall family fun at Harvest on the Homestead on Saturday, October 16th, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for all ages except for children 3 and younger, who are admitted for free.
- Apple Butter & Apple Cider Pressing
- Historic Cooking & Food Preservation
- Corn shelling
- Children’s Games & Relay Races
- Running the Historic Cotton Gin
- Barnyard Tours
- Historic Preservation Tours
Food will be available for purchase from Slow Smokin’ BBQ.
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