Educational Outings | Saturday, April 21
Boone Hall Plantation (Historic/Heritage)
Plantations are deeply woven into American history and tell stories that connect our past and present. Boone Hall Plantation is the only plantation in the S.C. Lowcountry to present a live presentation of the unique Gullah culture adapted by African slaves. These entertaining educational performances take place in the Gullah Theater. The Plantation House Tour allows guests to see how this Georgian-designed home blends recovered materials and antique furnishings to recreate an atmosphere that would have surrounded a Coastal Carolina planter’s family and his guests.
Charleston Tea Plantation (Agritourism)
Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the Charleston Tea Plantation! Hop on the trolley for a tour of the many acres of tea plants and state of the art greenhouse. Walk through the entire length of the tea production building where you can see all the equipment it takes to make tea. Last but not least is the gift shop where you can sample the tea flavors and shop for unique tea related items.
Walking tour of the "Holy City" (Faith)
All About Charleston Tours will lead a walking tour of the following places of worship and explains why Charleston is known as the Holy City.
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church – the oldest church built in the city in 1761. George Washington worshipped here during his tour.
Circular Congregation Church – one of the oldest continuously worshipping congregations in the south.
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue – the fourth oldest synagogue in the United States and the oldest in continuous use. This was the birthplace of American Reform Judaism in 1824.
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