PhotoFireplace inside the McConnell Cabin. The Brick Kitchen and the McConnell Cabin are the only buildings in which fire was used. Early 1800s cooking is represented here.
York County, South Carolina
Located in York County near Rock Hill, Brattonsville is home to structures that range from a pre-Revolutionary War cabin to an antebellum plantation.
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PhotoThis was the main food preparation area for the Homestead. Food would be prepared and carried over. This was typical during this time period, in order to prevent fires. Be sure to view the 3D Virtual...
PhotoBelow the Assembly Hall is the cellar, which acted as a central storage and work area, and was used for food preparation. A dumb waiter was used to bring items from the cellar to the dining room.
PhotoIn the Wood Shed, tools were stored and repairs were made to the wagons.
PhotoIn the Wood Shed, wood working would be done and furniture would be made.
PhotoFarm animals were kept at the Work Barn.
PhotoFarm animals helped farmers to succeed in agriculture.
PhotoLeft : Work Barn Right: Small Corn Crib for storing corn. After harvesting the corn, it would be left in the crib to dry with the shucks still on. After it dried out and the shucks were removed, it...
PhotoCotton was a very important cash crop for families like the Brattons, who not only raised grain crops like wheat, oats and corn, but also raised cotton, which gave them the economic capital to...
PhotoWagon used for hauling cotton