Historic Rosedale Plantation

Explore 200 years of history at Historic Rosedale Plantation with exciting programs and special tours for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers. Also known as Frew’s Folly, the Federal-style plantation was built by merchant and tax collector Archibald Frew in 1815, and is situated on a little over 8.5 acres of land. A gem of the Carolinas, the site features a blacksmith shop, historic gardens, and more. On field trips to the plantation, groups will experience life during the 1840s, “heroic” medicine, learn from a 19th century tutor, and take part in daily activities. Tours are free, while fees are charged for educational programming.

contact info

Hrs: Thu.-Sun. 1-4PM.

School

Students can dig for history in the site’s archaeology program, where they will evaluate their finds and examine artifacts such as coffin receipts. School groups can explore ties between math and art and make their own motifs while learning about the architecture of Historic Rosedale Plantation. Special tours focusing on slavery and the Cotton Kingdom are also available. Field trip tours can be customized to meet your curriculum goals. Reservations are required for large school groups.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Antebellum period, architecture, archaeology, U.S. history, geography, slavery, historical figures, art, mathematics, culture.

contact info
Name: Allison Varriale
Email: roseedu@historicrosedale.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Historic Rosedale Plantation

Explore 200 years of history at Historic Rosedale Plantation with exciting programs and special tours for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers. Also known as Frew’s Folly, the Federal-style plantation was built by merchant and tax collector Archibald Frew in 1815, and is situated on a little over 8.5 acres of land. A gem of the Carolinas, the site features a blacksmith shop, historic gardens, and more. On field trips to the plantation, groups will experience life during the 1840s, “heroic” medicine, learn from a 19th century tutor, and take part in daily activities. Tours are free, while fees are charged for educational programming.

contact info

Hrs: Thu.-Sun. 1-4PM.

Scouts

Scout groups can work on Architecture, Archaeology, and various history-related badges on field trips to Historic Rosedale Plantation. Scout troops can explore ties between math and art and make their own motifs while learning about Rosedale’s architecture. The site’s archaeology program allows scouts to dig for history, evaluate their finds, and examine artifacts such as coffin receipts. Special tours focusing on slavery, the Cotton Kingdom, and other history topics are also available. Field trip tours can be customized to meet scout badge requirements.

topics covered:
Antebellum period, architecture, archaeology, U.S. history, geography, slavery, historical figures, art, mathematics, culture.

contact info
Name: Allison Varriale
Email: roseedu@historicrosedale.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 15 minimum, 60 maximum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Historic Rosedale Plantation

Explore 200 years of history at Historic Rosedale Plantation with exciting programs and special tours for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers. Also known as Frew’s Folly, the Federal-style plantation was built by merchant and tax collector Archibald Frew in 1815, and is situated on a little over 8.5 acres of land. A gem of the Carolinas, the site features a blacksmith shop, historic gardens, and more. On field trips to the plantation, groups will experience life during the 1840s, “heroic” medicine, learn from a 19th century tutor, and take part in daily activities. Tours are free, while fees are charged for educational programming.

contact info

Hrs: Thu.-Sun. 1-4PM.

Camp

Summer camp groups can enjoy a variety of tour and program options while visiting Historic Rosedale Plantations. Tours focus on topics such as architecture, the antebellum period, slavery, and others. Camper can participate in archaeological digs, explore ties between math and art and make their own motifs while learning about Rosedale’s architecture, and more. Inquire about special tours. Field trips must be booked at least a month in advance.

contact info
Name: Allison Varriale
Email: roseedu@historicrosedale.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 minimum, 60 maximum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Historic Rosedale Plantation

Explore 200 years of history at Historic Rosedale Plantation with exciting programs and special tours for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers. Also known as Frew’s Folly, the Federal-style plantation was built by merchant and tax collector Archibald Frew in 1815, and is situated on a little over 8.5 acres of land. A gem of the Carolinas, the site features a blacksmith shop, historic gardens, and more. On field trips to the plantation, groups will experience life during the 1840s, “heroic” medicine, learn from a 19th century tutor, and take part in daily activities. Tours are free, while fees are charged for educational programming.

contact info

Hrs: Thu.-Sun. 1-4PM.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups can get hands-on at Historic Rosedale Plantation while digging for history in the site’s archaeology program, where they will evaluate their finds and examine artifacts such as coffin receipts. Homeschoolers will explore ties between math and art and make their own motifs while learning about the architectural elements of Historic Rosedale Plantation. Special tours focusing on topics such as the Cotton Kingdom and slavery are also available. Field trip tours can be customized to meet your homeschool history curriculum goals. Reservations must be made at least a month ahead.

topics covered:
Antebellum period, architecture, archaeology, U.S. history, geography, slavery, historical figures, art, mathematics, culture.

contact info
Name: Allison Varriale
Email: roseedu@historicrosedale.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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