Established in 1888, the town of Latta emerged from a need to connect train tracks across the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Robert J. Latta, a surveyor from York County,...
Living History at Historic Brattonsville
Historic Brattonsville is a 775-acre Revolutionary War site located in York County, South Carolina. It is the site of the Bratton Plantation, which was owned by the Bratton family. The Bratton family came to North America in the early 18th century and ended up settling in present-day York County in 1766. The Historic Brattonsville site now consists of original buildings as well as reconstructed buildings, which were made and decorated to reflect the historical influences of the time.
Walking on The Bratton Plantation, it's easy to imagine what it would be like to live during the 18th and 19th centuries. Historical interpreters are on site everyday weaving, cooking, and tending to cattle. Historic Brattonsville is as interesting as it is informational, and the album below acts as a walk through history.