Memorial Day at Brattonsville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2015


Memorial Day Celebration at Historic Brattonsville 


McCONNELLS, SC – Historic Brattonsville will be open to the public for this special day of remembrance on Monday, May 25. Join historical interpreters in an 1870's wreath laying ceremony and discover the origins of Memorial Day, a holiday created after the tumultuous years of the American Civil War. 


Please note that all other Culture & Heritage Museums sites will be closed on Memorial Day. 


All Culture & Heritage Museums sites, including Historic Brattonsville, are participating in the Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums includes more than 2,000 museums across America. This program offers FREE museum entrance for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families, and will run beginning Memorial Day (Monday May 25th, 2015) through Labor Day (Monday September 7, 2015). For more information on Blue Star Museums visit: http://bluestarfam.org/Programs/Blue_Star_Museums. 


Historic Brattonsville is located at 1444 Brattonsville Road in McConnells, SC. For more information, visit www.chmuseums.org or call 803/684-2327Hours for Memorial Day:  May 25, 2015: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Admission: Adults - $6, Seniors - $5, Youth (ages 4-17) - $3, FREE to CHM members and children age 3 and younger.