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    HIGH TEA

    February 16, 2024
    HIGH TEA Saturday, March 9th TIME: 12 pm LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC COST: $20.00 Join us at McCaa’s Tavern for High Tea! Sweet and savory delectables aplenty and, of course, tea! McCaa’s Tavern The Tavern, circa 1800, is a transitional design between Georgian and Federal styles, uncommon for the area. The building is … read more

    MAKE & TAKE PAPER WORK

    February 16, 2024
    MAKE & TAKE PAPER WORK Saturday, March 9th TIME: 12 to 1 pm LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC COST: $5.00 PAPER WORK During the Regency Period, many interesting artworks emerged, including paperwork, the art of using cut paper to make pictures. Using stencils create your own piece of paperwork! Ages 10 and up please. … read more

    MAKE & TAKE NATURAL SCIENCE

    February 16, 2024
    MAKE & TAKE NATURAL SCIENCE Saturday, March 9th TIME: 11 am to 12 pm LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC COST: $5.00 NATURAL SCIENCE During the Regency Period, people began to have an increased level of interest in the natural world, the study of which was referred to as Natural Science. Create and mount your … read more

    MAKE & TAKE POCKET PUZZLE

    February 16, 2024
    MAKE & TAKE Saturday, March 9th TIME: 10 to 11 am LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC COST: $5.00 POCKET PUZZLES During the Regency Period, romance was on the rise! Women of all ages created pocket puzzles to show the depth of their love to the the men of their hearts.Join us in the Tavern … read more

    JENNY L. COTE WRITING WORKSHOP

    February 15, 2024
    SATURDAY, MARCH 9TH TIME: 10:00 to 11:30 am LOCATION: Historic Robert Mills Courthouse at 607 Broad Street, Camden, SC ADMISSION: $30.00 Escape into writing historical fiction by making it a fun adventure! Learn how to experiment with your “quill” by trying new writing styles, genres, or methods. We’ll do a hands-on writing experiment to get your ideas … read more

    WOODWORKS GUILD

    February 15, 2024
    We have started building the new timber framed Blacksmith Shop at Historic Camden!  Timber framed construction was used throughout the 18th century and has stood the test of time.  The new blacksmith shop will easily still be standing 150-years from now. WOODWORKING DATES SATURDAY FEB 02, 2023 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 10, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 17, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM … read more

    LAFAYETTE SOIRÉE

    February 15, 2024
    Friday, March 8th TIME: 5:30 to 9:30 pm LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC COST: $75.00 per person 18th Century Tavern Fare with Half-Crown Bakehouse Dine on typical 18th Century tavern fare, courtesy of Mount Vernon’s resident baker, and proprietor of Half-Crown Bakehouse, Justin Cherry. Bread, cheese, cured meats and fish, and sweets made in … read more

    LAFAYETTE WEEKEND

    February 14, 2024
    On March 8th, 1825, General Marquis de Lafayette arrived in Camden as part of his American tour. During his visit, the Marquis laid the cornerstone for his friend, General de Kalb’s monument at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, visited the Camden Battlefield, planted a tree, and attended a ball in his honor. On March 8th and 9th, … read more

    WOODWORKS GUILD

    January 29, 2024
    We have started building the new timber framed Blacksmith Shop at Historic Camden!  Timber framed construction was used throughout the 18th century and has stood the test of time.  The new blacksmith shop will easily still be standing 150-years from now. WOODWORKING DATES SATURDAY FEB 02, 2023 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 10, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 17, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM … read more

    ESCAPE ROOM A BOUNTY UPON HIS HEAD

    January 29, 2024
    an you locate a notorious turncoat in time to cash in on the bounty on his head? Come try our Escape Room Sunday, February 4th, 2024 – A Bounty Upon His Head! We will offer two sessions: 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Tickets are available for purchase below. CODE BREAKER: A Bounty Upon His Head! … read more

    WOODWORKS GUILD

    January 29, 2024
    We have started building the new timber framed Blacksmith Shop at Historic Camden!  Timber framed construction was used throughout the 18th century and has stood the test of time.  The new blacksmith shop will easily still be standing 150-years from now. WOODWORKING DATES SATURDAY FEB 02, 2023 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 10, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM SATURDAY FEB 17, 2024 8:30AM-11:30AM … read more

    SAVING SOLDIERS

    April 13, 2023
    WE HAVE PARTNERED WITH THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION INSTITUTE TO BRING THE WORLD CLASS EXHIBIT SAVING SOLDIERS TO SOUTH CAROLINA The exhibit is full of primary source materials and just complated a 10-month run at Anderson House in Washington DC.   SAVING SOLDIERS EXHIBITION OPENS: August 11, 2023 CLOSES: December 16, 2023 TIME: 10:00 am to 4:30 … read more

    MISSION HISTORY

    April 13, 2023
    This podcast is not merely a retelling, but an invitation to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with history itself, to sense the pulse of bravery, and to grasp the monumental significance of those who etched liberty’s story into the chronicles of time. In season one, we begin with a story of timely importance. It’s the story of the … read more

    Sickness & Survival: Kershaw House gains new medical exhibit

    July 27, 2021
    In commemoration of the 241st Anniversary of the Battle of Camden, August 16, 1780, Historic Camden Foundation will be opening its new exhibit on medical practices and disease during colonial and Revolutionary War era Camden. Entitled Sickness and Survival this story, sponsored by BCBS, discusses South Carolinians health and effects of disease on both the … read more