Making bricks in the antebellum South was often a year long process. Join Rose Hill as we analyze the history, methods, and labor of brickmaking on South Carolina plantations. Visitors will have the opportunity to work hands-on with site staff in examining tools of the trade, preparing the raw materials, and examining the process. This exciting program will also look at the methods used to fire and dry bricks, as well as how early builders in assessed the quality of their products. Visitor's will explore a variety of resources used to understand the history and process of antebellum brickmaking.
- Meeting Place: Garden plot behind mansion
- What to Bring: Work Clothes, Water, Towel
- Event Hours: 10am-4pm
RATES AND DISCOUNTS
- Fee: $5 Adult/$4 Children (ages 6-16) /$3 Senior (65 &up)
- June 10, 2006 - June 11, 2006