Historic Camden

In addition to being part of South Carolina’s oldest inland town, the Historic Camden site served as a headquarters for the British Army during the Revolutionary War. The 107 acres sit atop the original 18th-century property of the city’s founder Joseph Kershaw and the fortified Revolutionary War-era town occupied by British General Cornwallis and Lord Rawdon’s men from 1780-81.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

School

Learn about Camden’s founding father Joseph Kershaw and General Lord Cornwallis. During their tour, groups will see these figures brought to life as they learn about Camden and the early structures on the site. In addition to their guided tour of the primary house, all groups can also see the Bradley and Drakeford houses, log cabins, housing exhibits, a reconstructed blacksmith shed, and the nature trail.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Revolutionary War.

contact info
Phone: 803-432-9841
Email: elizabeth@historiccamden.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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 Camden

In addition to being part of South Carolina’s oldest inland town, the Historic Camden site served as a headquarters for the British Army during the Revolutionary War. The 107 acres sit atop the original 18th-century property of the city’s founder Joseph Kershaw and the fortified Revolutionary War-era town occupied by British General Cornwallis and Lord Rawdon’s men from 1780-81.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Scouts

Learn about Camden’s founding father Joseph Kershaw and General Lord Cornwallis. During their tour, groups will see these figures brought to life as they learn about Camden and the early structures on the site. In addition to their guided tour of the primary house, all groups can also see the Bradley and Drakeford houses, log cabins, housing exhibits, a reconstructed blacksmith shed, and the nature trail.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Revolutionary War.

contact info
Phone: 803-432-9841
Email: elizabeth@historiccamden.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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 Camden

In addition to being part of South Carolina’s oldest inland town, the Historic Camden site served as a headquarters for the British Army during the Revolutionary War. The 107 acres sit atop the original 18th-century property of the city’s founder Joseph Kershaw and the fortified Revolutionary War-era town occupied by British General Cornwallis and Lord Rawdon’s men from 1780-81.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Camp

Learn about Camden’s founding father Joseph Kershaw and General Lord Cornwallis. During their tour, groups will see these figures brought to life as they learn about Camden and the early structures on the site. In addition to their guided tour of the primary house, all groups can also see the Bradley and Drakeford houses, log cabins, housing exhibits, a reconstructed blacksmith shed, and the nature trail.

topics covered:
American History, Revolutionary War.

contact info
Phone: 803-432-9841
Email: elizabeth@historiccamden.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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 Camden

In addition to being part of South Carolina’s oldest inland town, the Historic Camden site served as a headquarters for the British Army during the Revolutionary War. The 107 acres sit atop the original 18th-century property of the city’s founder Joseph Kershaw and the fortified Revolutionary War-era town occupied by British General Cornwallis and Lord Rawdon’s men from 1780-81.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Homeschool

Learn about Camden’s founding father Joseph Kershaw and General Lord Cornwallis. During their tour, groups will see these figures brought to life as they learn about Camden and the early structures on the site. In addition to their guided tour of the primary house, all groups can also see the Bradley and Drakeford houses, log cabins, housing exhibits, a reconstructed blacksmith shed, and the nature trail.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Revolutionary War.

contact info
Phone: 803-432-9841
Email: elizabeth@historiccamden.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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