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By Way of the Back Door: African American Foodways

February 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

February 5th. Historic Brattsonville. “By Way of the Back Door: African American Foodways”. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with special themed tours about Brattonsville’s African American history at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. mcheek@chmuseums.org . 803-909-7312. By Way of the Back Door is a living history program that focuses more deeply on the African Americans living at Brattonsville in the 18th and 19th centuries. From the fields to the kitchen, foods and agricultural practices that originated in Africa are featured. Singing, storytelling and playing games offer insight on how African American culture preserved. This month-long event featured special themed programs on February 5, 12, 19, and 26. This specific event features interpretive programs examining the food of the planter class vs food of the enslaved and the impact of West African crops and cooking styles on Southern food.


February 5, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Historic Brattonsville
1444 Brattonsville Road
McConnells, SC 29726 United States
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