Independence Day celebration at Hightower Hall


Contact: Marie Cheek, Community Relations for Culture & Heritage Museums


Celebrate the Fourth-of-July on the lawn at Hightower Hall

McCONNELLS, S.C. - Independence Day at Historic Brattonsville’s Hightower Hall will be a 19th century-style backyard family celebration. Join historically-dressed interpreters in a real old-fashion game of baseball. Experience a spectacular paper hot-air balloon launch. York County’s own Zach Lemhouse and Nash Lyle will be playing fiddle music of the era. Make an 1850s-style toast after the reading of the Declaration of Independence at 3:30 p.m. on the front steps of the Bratton’s antebellum home.

Slow Smokin’ BBQ will be available for purchase.

Independence Day at Hightower Hall Wed. July 4, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Historic Brattonsville’s Hightower Hall is located at 1036 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, S.C.

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

IMAGES: for high-resolution images contact Marie Cheek A.) Hightower Hall during 2017’s Independence Day celebration B.) The spectacular Independence Day hot-air balloon launch on the grounds of Hightower Hall C.) Zach Lemhouse & Nash Lyle play live fiddle music of the era Photography credit: Mike Watts