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Black History Month at Middleton Place


  • Middleton Place 4300 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC, 29414 United States (map)

Black History Month activities included with General Admission  
Beyond the Fields Tours  
Weekdays 11 am and 1 pm | Weekends 11 am, 12, 1 and 2 pm  


Explore the lives of the enslaved and freedmen with discussions of domestic life, labor, religion and spirituality.  

Beyond the Fields Documentary Viewing in the Pavilion  
Tuesdays and Thursdays in Feb. at 11:30 and 1:30 (no viewing on Feb. 28)  
Award-winning 60 minute documentary film on the history, research and interpretation of slavery at Middleton Place.  

Indigo and Slavery Program  
Feb. 2 and 16 at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm  
Ongoing presentation about 18th-century South Carolina's main exports and their ties to slavery.  

Rice and Slavery Program  
Feb. 9 and 23 at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm  
Ongoing presentation about 18th-century South Carolina's main exports and their ties to slavery.  

Colonoware Pit-Firing Program  
Feb 15 from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm  
Ongoing presentation about slave-made and used pottery during the 18th century.  

Other Black History Month Happenings  
Beyond the Fields Documentary Viewing at 1st Baptist Church  
Feb. 7 at 6:30 pm  
Free film viewing followed by a dialog with producers and interview participants  
at the First Baptist Church at 48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401. More details TBA.  

Color of Music Concert at Middleton Place  
Feb. 21