Middleton Place is open daily 9:00 am- 5:00 pm. The Edmondston-Alston House will be closed February 1-10 for annual maintenance. Cocktails and Camellias Tickets are available here.

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Feb 08
Wednesday 1-2 pm

Peanuts: History, George Washington Carver, & Southern Cuisine

Date: February 8
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Kim Pruitt, Master Gardener and Nursery Manager and discover the historical origins of peanuts, and follow their journey to the New World via Transatlantic Slave Trade. Learn about the agricultural inventions and discoveries of African American scientist and educator, George Washington Carver.

Try a sample of boiled peanuts, and engage in a discussion of Dr. Carver’s publication, “How to Grow the Peanut, and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption.”

 

Location:  Outdoor Education Center in the Stableyards

Included in General Admission and Free For Members


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