LIVING HISTORY INTERPRETER at Historic Brattonsville

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ORGANIZATION: Culture and Heritage Museums

Historic Brattonsville
Create memorable visitor experiences at Historic Brattonsville.

Step Back In Time With Us!

Volunteers are needed to help deep dive into history in a way a normal site tour cannot provide. Having volunteers on site dressed in 18 th and 19 th century clothes performing historically accurate activities provides an immersive experience like jumping back into time! Volunteers will be able to gain skills and knowledge not normally seen today such as blacksmithing, carpentry, hearth cooking, and gardening!

Volunteers are needed Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m-4:00 p.m.

We are looking for volunteers that are available for the full day or half day shifts.

*We also offer four Special Events and Specialized Living History Saturdays throughout the year that need extra help!

Historic Brattonsville is an 800-acre open-air museum that discusses the lives of the family and community surrounding the historic buildings and experiences from 1780-1871. Living History Interpreters provide extra knowledge and activities for an immersive experience! The site includes a barnyard with animals and hiking/biking trails.

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About Culture and Heritage Museums


4621 Mt. Gallant Road, ROCK HILL, SC 29732, US

Mission Statement

To communicate and preserve the natural and cultural histories of the Carolina Piedmont, inspiring a lifetime of learning. It is our vision to create a community that greatly values natural, historical and cultural heritage.


The Culture & Heritage Museums is a family of museums in York County, SC, which includes Historic Brattonsville, the McCelvey Center, the Museum of York County and the Main Street Children's Museum in Old Town Rock Hill.

Historic Brattonsville presents the history of the Scots-Irish and African-Americans in the South Carolina upcountry largely through preserving and interpreting the story of the Bratton community from the 1760s to the late 19th century. Experience living history, including the African American story, at this 775-acre Revolutionary War site. Explore the Bratton Plantation, owned and lived on by three generations of the Bratton family.
Explore the Carolina Piedmont and its connections to the world at the Museum of York County! Our Naturalist Center has more than 2000 specimens to guide your learning adventures. We have a state of the art digital planetarium. We offer award-winning exhibitions and programs on a variety of natural history topics.


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Historic Brattonsville1444 Brattonsville RoadMcConnells, SC 29726



  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Woodworking


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 - 8 hour volunteer shifts. Weekly and monthly volunteer positions are available. We do have needs for episodic volunteers to assist with special events.

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