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Accession 1593

Inclusive Dates



Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2 boxes, 6 folders



Historical Note

Historic Brattonsville is an historic site with three homes built between 1776 and 1855 by the Bratton Family which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. It was also the site of Huck's Defeat during the American Revolution.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of records relating to Friends of Historic Brattonsville which exists as a nonprofit organization aimed to provide support to Historic Brattonsville, located in York County, South Carolina, which is “a living history farm presenting the history of the Scots-Irish and African-Americans in the South Carolina upcountry largely through preserving and interpreting the story of the Bratton family.” The collection also contains records relating to the governing historical bodies of York County including the York County Historical Commission (YCHC). The collection itself is organized in the original order maintained by the donor and spans from the original charter granted in 1983 through 2001. The collection consists of one spiral bound book and three binders. The spiral bound book contains the tax preparation for fiscal year 1997-1998 from Gamble&Livingston CPA’s. The first binder mostly refers to meetings, minutes, programs, or correspondence to/from the York County Historical Commission (YCHC). It begins in September of 1996 and continues through December of 1997. The second binder refers mostly to the Friends of Historic Brattonsville (FoHB) by way of minutes/agendas, bylaws/charter, tax/financial records, and general correspondence. The final binder refers to achievements and actions of the York County Culture and Heritage Committee throughout the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.


The records of the Friends of Historic Brattonsville were received from Barbara Kurz, by the Archives in the Summer of 2015.


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Friends of Historic Brattonsville Records - Accession 1593

LC Subject Headings

Friends of Historic Brattonsville--Archives; York County Historical Commission (York County, S.C.); York County Culture and Heritage Commission; Historic sites--South Carolina; York County (S.C.)--History; McConnells (S.C.)--History