Join archaeologists as they excavate artifacts and features associated with the enslaved laborers of Hampton Plantation and learn about past lifeways of the community. Hampton was a rice plantation in the 18th and 19th centuries and home to the Horry and Rutledge families and their enslaved workers.
Come out and talk to the archaeologists, see the artifacts recovered, and learn more about the project. The archaeological site will be open to visitors Tuesday – Saturday.
This program is sponsored by the Humanities Council SC, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; inspiring, engaging, and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.