FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2013
Media contact: Mary Lynn Norton
Huck’s Defeat at Historic Brattonsville
Saturday, July 13, 2013
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 14, 2013
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Brattonsville, SC – Historic Brattonsville is hosting the annual Huck’s Defeat in July that brings life to the war that happened in the Carolina Backcountry. Included in the day’s activities will be demonstrations of military camp life, music, crafts and also; theatrical presentations that breathe life into the tumultuous times that our region experienced during the American Revolution.
There will be a vast array of activities ranging from kid’s militia drills, 18th century music and dancing, colonial games, and a memorial wreath-laying ceremony lead by Col. William Bratton Chapter SC sons of the American Revolution.
On Saturday the two biggest events of the day will be the Battle of Huck’s Defeat in the morning followed by the Battle of Blackstock’s Plantation in the afternoon. Sunday will feature an 18th century worship service and, the reenactment of the Stallions Raid as well.
Brattonsville features over 30 historic structures from the 1760s to the late 19th century. With over 400 acres of property visitors are encouraged to partake in the evolution of Southern architecture and culture in the South Carolina Piedmont.
Admission Cost: General Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for seniors; $4 for youth between the ages of 4 and 17; FREE for children 3 and under and for CHM members. For directions and more information, visit www.chmuseums.org.