Lock, Stock, & Barrel: A Re-Enactment Weekend


  • Walnut Grove Plantation 1200 Otts Shoals Road Roebuck, SC, 29376 United States

Join the Spartanburg County Historical Association and experience Colonial Life in the Upstate as lived by the Moores.  Witness a re-enactment of Bloody Bill's Raid, try your hand at colonial crafts, chores, and instruments, enjoy lively music, and indulge in tasty BBQ!

Hours:
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

Admission
Adults: $10
Ages 2-12: $6

FULL SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY. APRIL 1
Hourly demonstrations including musket fires, musket drills,     cavalry, fife and drum corps, textiles, sulters, live music, crafts, and games!

12:00pm                Battle Re-enactment; Manor House
1:00pm                 Storytelling: Courageous Kate; Manor House
2:00pm                 Battle Demonstration: Pasture
Moore Station Cemetery Tours; 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm

Hub City Tap House serving 11:30am-4:00pm

Music:
12:30-3:30pm:  The Abbey Elmore Band; Pavilion

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 2
Hourly demonstrations including musket fires, musket drills,     cavalry, fife and drum corps, textiles, sulters, live music, crafts, and games!

1:00pm Battle Re-enactment; Manor House
2:00pm Storytelling: Courageous Kate; Manor House
1:30-4:00pm Dr. A.B.Moore; Doctor’s Office
Moore Station Cemetery Tours; 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm

Music:
11:30-2:30pm:  Carolina Coal Rollers; Pavilion

 

Established circa 1767 by Charles and Mary Moore, Walnut Grove Plantation boasted a sizable farm that Mr. Moore ran with the help of his ten children and a dozen enslaved African Americans. 

During was where local militia mustered prior to the Battle of Cowpens. Loyalist William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham raided the plantation in November 1781 and killed a Patriot soldier sheltered by the Moores.