Celebrate Black History Month with ongoing and special programming throughout the month. All programs are included with General Admission (free for Foundation members). See schedule below.
Beyond the Fields: Slavery At Middleton Place Documentary Screening
Wed, Thurs & Fri (30 minutes) (No Viewing 17th)
Please check with the Visitors Center for viewing times when you arrive.
“The Beyond the Fields” Documentary is an award-winning film which takes the interpretation of the enslaved experience and brings it to a new medium, with new insights from present-day historians, and of African Americans with roots at Middleton Place.
“Mama Hattie Remembers. . .” A Story of African American Life Through Stories and Song.
February 6, 13, 20 11:30 & 1:30pm (approx. 30 mins)
Join Mama Hattie as she recalls her life growing up in the Low Country of South Carolina. This special presentation includes elements of such rich African American traditions as storytelling and music.
The Chronicles of Adam
February 27, 11:30 & 1:30pm (approx. 30 minutes)
Using historical documents and primary sources to paint a picture with words and live action to bring it to life, this first-person historical interpretation of an enslaved man by the name of Adam is comprised of various accounts, historical facts, and life lessons for viewers of any age to enjoy. Viewers of all ages will be thrust back in time to the 19th Century in Antebellum South Carolina and experience a first-hand conversation with an enslaved man named Adam. This powerful performance has been deemed “life changing” and even “spiritual” by viewers young and old.