|About||February 25-27, 2016 at Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, SC shores of Lake Marion, details: www.francismarioncountry.com Students participate in Rev. history.|
To provide a glimpse & an opportunity to walk where
Francis Marion did in 1781 & share the view of life on the backcountry frontier
of the Santee River, to demonstrate
February 25-27, 2016: 15th Annual Victory along the Santee River with Francis Marion: The General Francis Marion Days Living History Lantern Walk: Spy on History, is Friday, 26 Feb., 2016, 6:15 - 8 PM: History vignettes
Saturday, February 27, 2016 9 AM - 3 PM period craftsmen and women expertly demonstrate their primitive skills and many hands on activities for enthusiasts.
Barber/Surgeon; Blacksmithing; Candle Maker; Crime & Punishment; Indian Lore; ‘Hawk thrower; Historian & Story Teller; History Clothing; Indigo and Natural Dyes; Marching and Cannon Drills; Marion Militiaman; Primitive Camp Life; Quill Writing; Quilts; Textiles & Weaving; Black Powder Gun Making; Hesse Jaeger Korp; Ft Watson & Maham Tower; McCottry's Rifleman, Old Pottery and Points; Rev. Era Games; Cannon and muskets will be fired.
Our Swamp Fox Society brings Backcountry days to life, to learn and to remember our great local heroes, white, black and red, men and women, who rode with Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox.