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Historic Brattonsville

1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC 29726-8768
+1 803-684-2327
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Great place to learn some history

With buildings from two different centuries and eras, there is a lot of history on this site. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
revjcs
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Lots to do here

This site offers a lot of historic buildings to tour and an historic battleground. We walked the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Ken N
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Rockaway, NJ
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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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1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC 29726-8768
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With buildings from two different centuries and eras, there is a lot of history on this site. We like being able to wander at will, and there's plenty of room for kids to run around on the grass. The movie is very helpful.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This site offers a lot of historic buildings to tour and an historic battleground. We walked the relatively easy 1/2 mile trail to the Revolutionary War battleground site which has historic markers and a representative structure of the original home at the site. The other...More

Thank Ken N
Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hey Ken, Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed our site. Come join us at one of our monthly events and meet even more costumed interpreters. At "By the Sweat of Our Brows" you can meet...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We arrived in late morning on one of the hottest days of the year. Luckily, there was a bit of a breeze. Although there are a number of trees on the grounds, the area isn't exactly shady. We were there on a weekday, so there...More

Thank Michael A
Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hi Michael, Thank you for the nice review. Hopefully, you can come back for one our events in the fall or winter when it is cooler. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit, despite the warm weather.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We are here from Texas for the UCI USA BMX WORLD'S. Had a day off from racing and came across this place. The people there were so nice and full of information. Kids even learned something while there.More

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Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Welcome to South Carolina! We hope that you did well in the BMX World's. It was exciting to hold the races in our community. We appreciate you taking the time to review our site. We're glad that you were able to visit Historic Brattonsville on...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is one of those rare living history museums that does everything right. The sprawling farm where a little known but extremely important battle of the Revolution took place is extraordinarily well-restored. The costumed participants, re-enactors, and un-costumed staff were all well informed and as...More

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Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Patricia, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Please follow us on Facebook to learn about our upcoming events and to share photos of your visits with us.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to go back in time and see what it was really like. The structures are just like they were hundreds of years ago but the best part is the enterpertures that work there and dress the part. I love going...More

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Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate our guests who share information about Historic Brattonsville. Many of our interpreters are volunteers who enjoy sharing their love of history with our guests.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoyed chatting with the interpreters located at the different homes, outbuildings and the main office. This is a wonderful full day activity that a couple or family could go on. So much history in one location.

Thank Roger P
Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to post a review. If you took any photos, be sure to share them on our Facebook page. Follow us to learn about our events.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Historic Brattonsville for the Hog Butchering event. It was fun, fascinating and nicely done. We have been there a few times in the past year or so. We live about 1 hour away now but it's well worth the...More

Thank Barbara R
Windy C, Volunteer Resource Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Barbara, Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope that you enjoyed the Battle of Huck's Defeat. Most of the re-enactors are volunteers. You gave some great advice for visitors about being prepared with comfortable shoes, food and water.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We love history, good, bad or indifferent...We had a free weekend and decided to go south of NC (usually, we are NC or VA weekenders). Just happened to google "historical places in SC" and came across Historic Brattonsville, had never heard of it before. I'll...More

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Windy C, Volunteer/Social Media Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your nice review. You did a great job giving tips to future visitors. The site was the home of the Revolutionary War Battle, the Battle of Huck's Defeat. The reenactment will be on July 15th & 16th 2017. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to this unique historic property just shy of the North Carolina border. It's a beautiful spot with several original buildings, farm animals and room to explore. Be sure to watch the introductory film at the visitor center before you begin...More

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Windy C, Volunteer Resource/Social Media Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Make sure to come back July 15th for the reenactment of the "Battle of Huck's Defeat".

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