Boone Hall Mt. Pleasant
Charleston, SC Plantation

Beyond The Big House

Join our education staff as they discuss what slavery was like on a Carolina Plantation. View the nine remaining slave cabins and the exhibits inside each. Learn the way slaves grew food and used herbal remedies in their everyday lives. Discuss the task vs. gang systems used by overseers of the plantations. Learn what Gullah meant and the language and culture behind it at the Gullah Theatre. Do hands on activities that will show a slaves life and the role of slavery in the success of a plantation.

Program offered: March – October

Price: $12.00  Students    $10.00  Chaperones   Teachers Free

Length: 2 hours

Grades: 3rd – 8th *South Carolina Standards fulfilled


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