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Experience living history, including the African American story, at our 775-acre Revolutionary War site. Explore the Bratton Plantation, owned and lived on by three Bratton generations. Historic Brattonsville presents the history of the Scots-Irish...more
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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
Date of experience: September 2016
Windy C, Volunteer Resource/Social Media Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 27 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".
I have been here many times and have always liked it until today!wanted to show my friend a historical event.
Got there early, was hot as usual but ok.
Some of the people my friend tried talking to were rude (in uniform) talked about how...More
Date of experience: May 2017
Windy C, Volunteer Resource/Social Media Manager at Historic Brattonsville, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017
We apologize that your Historic Brattonsville experience was not up to our standards. We had over 200 re-enactors from throughout the East Coast that had not been to our site before. Alcohol is never allowed on our property; and rudeness to guests is never acceptable....More
I good place to see some historic buildings in S C. We went to a event called hog butchering. They were cooking hogs over a fire with a grate, old fashioned cooking in a fireplace, some items were from the hogs. They also had leather...More
This was our 3rd trip! I went for a field trip with my students one day and couldn't wait to come back with my husband. We came back for the Christmas candlelight tour and it was awesome! Today we went for the hog butchering. Husband...More
We love their gift shop, and always go there when I'm in York. We haven't done much walking through their many walking trails. No dogs are allowed due to their own animals on the property. Christmas is my favorite time of year at Brattonsville. Their...More
Went to this Plantation as part of a school trip; the history of the Bratton family's involvement in the Revolutionary War is interesting and there are plenty of historic structures to explore on the self guided tour. The interpreters were really knowledgeable!
I enjoyed my visit to Historic Brattonsville. The area is quite large, there are numerous buildings and houses, plus a nice welcome center and gift shop. Plenty of parking too. The volunteers in their period clothing toil at the crafts that were well needed in...More
Brattonsville is not somewhere you are likely to stumble upon unless you're really looking hard to find your way there, but with that in mind, if you like to check out historic places, it could be worth a stop if you're out and about looking...More