By The Sweat of Our Brows

  • Address:
  • 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC 29726
  • Phone:
  • (803) 684-2327
  • about

    "By the Sweat of Our Brows” is an annual award-winning program where descendants of the African American community at Brattonsville come together to honor their heritage. An array of activities are planned including the traditional ‘Calling of the Names,’ which heralds the news of freedom for African Americans enslaved on the plantation at the time of Emancipation. Throughout the day, descendants of gather on the lawn of the Homestead House to showcase family memorabilia, share stories and present educational programing.