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    07 December 2013 03:00 PM      08 December 2013 08:00 PM

    Historic interpreters will present musket and cannon firing demonstrations as they explain how soldiers of the French and Indian War fared in winter.
    10-4 Saturday
    10-3 Sunday

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    07 December 2013 06:00 PM      08 December 2013 09:00 PM

    Christmas at Rose Hill
    Saturday, Dec. 7th, 1 – 4 pm & Sunday, Dec. 8th, 1 – 4 pm
    Father Christmas will make a special appearance on the park on Sunday afternoon—bring the family!
    Experience the ambience of Christmas at Rose Hill Plantation, former home of Gov. William Henry Gist and his family. We’ll take you through years of Christmas traditions from before, during and after the Civil War to see how the circumstances of the war might have affected their celebrations. Refreshments—including some from 1800s recipes—will be available in the original plantation kitchen. A table for children & adults to make 1800s-style Christmas ornaments will be set up as well.
    Tours will begin each day at 1 pm and run on the half hour through 4 pm.
    $7.50 per person (age 6 and older)
    Age 5 and under, free
    This is a S.C. State Park Passport Plus program. No reservations required. Purchase tickets in plantation kitchen prior to tour time.
    Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site
    2677 Sardis Road, Union, SC 29379
    Phone (864) 427-5966
    E-mail: rosehill@scprt.com

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