A Past Uncovered Homeschool Day

The Story of the Enslaved People of Travellers Rest. A program that focuses on the lives of the enslaved workers who lived, loved, and lost at Travellers Rest. Learn about the daily lives of the enslaved at Travellers Rest though primary sources and artifact sharing. From the weaver Matilda to the blacksmith Harry, we will share and explore information uncovered about the individuals who were enslaved here.

• Up in the Big House (House Tour)

• A Past Uncovered Exhibit & Discussion

• Candle Making

• A Peek into the Past Activity

Attendees will be divided into groups to go through all the stations of the program. The program will take between 2 & 2 ½ hours in length. Guests are invited to bring a lunch to enjoy on the grounds following the program.

Date: Friday, May 19, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $8 per person. A ticket is required for all children and adults attending, and there will be a small Eventbrite processing fee added to the total.

Children 4 & Under – Free

Recommended for Students in Grades – 4th though 12th

If younger children would like to participate in the craft, parents can purchase a $2 activity fee for children 4 & under.

We are grateful to our 2023 Lead Youth Education Program Sponsor, The Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation.

For more information, contact Andy Blair: 615-832-8197 x 15 or andy@historictravellersrest.org

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