Harvest on the Homestead

Event Details

Date: October 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 am—4:00 pm
Location: Historic Brattonsville

Event Description:

Enjoy fall family fun at this living history event exploring farm-related activities that occurred in the fall to prepare for winter in the Carolina Piedmont during the 19th century. 


  • Apple butter
  • Historic cooking—cornmeal, apples, pork, pumpkin, greens, popcorn
  • Storyteller Tim Lowry
  • Food preservation: drying, pickling, sugar preservation
  • 4H petting zoo
  • Woodworking
  • Blacksmithing
  • Corn shelling/grinding
  • Cotton-picking
  • Children’s Games: Corn Pit, "Find the Button," apple bobbing, relay races
  • Historic cotton ginning
  • Barnyard tours
  • Living history in the Homestead & Col. Bratton Houses


Concessions will be available.