Play ball and celebrate the Fourth-of-July


June 15, 2016



Marie Cheek

Community Relations Coordinator

Culture & Heritage Museums



Play ball and celebrate the Fourth-of-July on the lawn at Hightower Hall

McCONNELLS, SC- Join in a 19th century-style game of cricket on the sweeping lawn of Historic Brattonsville’s Hightower Hall this Fourth-of-July. American cricket player and author Tom Melville will be on site conducting short, informal games throughout the day and sharing the story of ball-playing from America’s early colonial era. Independence Day celebrations will also include period cooking demonstrations, music and dancing.

The National holiday will culminate with a reading of the Declaration of Independence on the front steps of the majestic Hightower Hall at 3:30 p.m. 

Picnics and blankets are welcome; the Friends of Historic Brattonsville will provide food and refreshments for purchase. 


Independence Day at Hightower Hall

Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10a.m.-4p.m.


Historic Brattonsville is located at 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC.

For more information, please go to or call 803/684-2327.

Admission Fees: Adults $8; Seniors $7; Youth 4-17 $5; FREE for CHM members & ages 3 and under