Living History Park

This 7 1/2-acre park preserves the rural and industrial heritage of North Augusta with historic structures, gardens, shops, mills, and much more. See the Post & Print Shop, the smokehouse, apothecary, blacksmith’s forge, machinery in the grist mill, and the colonial barn - designed for workshops, classes, stories, and other events. During the park’s educational days, students can become immersed in history as it unfolds before their eyes. They’ll visit Indian traders, the baker and potter, backwoodsmen, and others. Demonstrations at the park include weaving, pottery, candle making, butter churning, needlework, and even colonial musket firing.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 299 W. Spring Grove Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841. Aiken County. Tel: 803-279-7560. Email: lynn@colonialtimes.us. Website: www.colonialtimes.us. Hrs: See website.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 4 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue