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Historic Brattonsville

Address: 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC 29726
Phone Number: 803-684-2327
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This 775-acre Revolutionary War living history site is listed on the National Register of Historic...
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This 775-acre Revolutionary War living history site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features more than 30 historic structures. The site chronicles the development of the Carolina Piedmont from the 1750s through the 1840s, includes African-American interpretation and hosts the annual reenactment of the Revolutionary War Battle of Huck's Defeat, which took place here 225 years ago.Historic Brattonsville includes a Heritage Farm Program and Walt Schrader Trails.
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Went for the Christmas walk. Felt like we were stepping back in time. Enjoyed the acted scenarios from various eras. The scenes were quite educational as well.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great family experience of Revolutionary and Civil war era.It was great to see the fire candle lighting along the path from building to building. A lot of history I've learned from this visit. We will be back. Great Tour Brattonville!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We absolutely love Brattonsville. The candle light tours before Christmas is the highlight to our holidays. Everybody is so welcoming and knowledgeable. Definitely worth following and enjoying events they have!

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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The people who are working here are very friendly and informative. There is plenty to learn from a visit to this location. It is really a walk through history, with buildings on site spanning over a hundred years of craftsmanship. I definitely recommend it to anyone that has a few hours to spare for this self guided walking tour. They... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This Saturday Brattonsville will host it's Christmas event and surprisingly good actors will re-enact what it was like to be in both the Revolutionary and Civil War eras in SC on a real plantation. With fire pits along the way the visitors will go from building to building to see how the owners, the slaves, teachers and children all lived... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We went on a Sunday and there were no crowds at all. It's a neat place to visit and learn about the history of the area. Wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to take about an hour (maybe longer?) to visit the park.

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Williamsburg is wonderful as is Charleston but neither betters Brattonsville in their historical interpretations and this place is a whole lot more bang-for-the-buck! No crowds and talking with Bob Beemis, full-time historian is a treat you will never forget. Run! Don't walk....to the next event at breathtaking Historic Brattonsville! (Great place to picnic and photograph! The Patriot, with Mel Gibson... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Attended the Brattonsville "Spirits and Stories" event, that included a guided candlelight walking tour of the grounds with five storytellers spaced along the pathway telling historical stories with spooky Halloween themes. Compelling stories, excellent storytellers, very well done. And really reasonable prices.

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Conway, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We can't say enough about Historic Brattonsville! The property is HUGE, over 700+ acres complete with farm animals, historic buildings galore, a battlefield, trails, and reenactors. History comes alive in this amazing park. Everyone was professional, friendly and very knowledgable! We spent 3-4 hours and didn't see everything we wanted to but had other places to be. We will be... More 

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Tega Cay, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice walk to view buildings. Buildings could have been better marked but we figured them out. I would recommend that if you can visit when more is going on. Like the special events: Children’s Day on the Farm (March), Battle of Huck’s Defeat (July), By the Sweat of Our Brows (September), Piedmont Pottery Festival (September), Civil War Reenactment (October) and... More 

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